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Tag Archive | #NationalSuicidePreventionLifeline

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #GunViolence In #America: #MentalHealth

The U.S. has seen nearly 11,000 #gunviolence deaths so far this year. By Stephanie Pawlowski The #NationalAllianceonMentalIllness says whenever a tragic act of #gunviolence occurs, people with #mentalillness are often unfairly drawn into the conversation. But experts say the relationship between #mentalhealth and #gunviolence is complex. “Someone who goes out and massacres a bunch of strangers, that’s […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Discussion Explores Why #Suicide Is More Prevalent Among #Youth From Marginalized Communities

KERA | By Mia Estrada Experts held a virtual event to talk about the pressures faced by #teens of color and #young members of the #LGBTQ+ community, and how to support those groups. #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for #mentalhealthawarenessandsuicideprevention, especially pertaining to our younger […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – The Devastating #Drought Across The West Could Mean An Increase In #Farmer #Suicides

By: Lucas Brady Woods A Colorado analysis found #farmer #suicide rates rise in tandem with increased drought. Experts say a big challenge is that there are few counsellors and many guns in #ruralareas. Transcript ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: Drought conditions across the West are the worst they’ve been in nearly two decades. #Farmers and ranchers, who […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – ‘Something You Cannot Ignore’: #Cannabis Use Linked To Increased Thoughts Of #Suicide In Young #Adults, Study Shows

Taylor Avery Young #adults who use #cannabis are more likely to think about and make plans to kill themselves, a new national study shows. About a third of severely depressed young people considered #suicide between 2009 and 2019, compared with more than half of those with #depression who also used #cannabis daily. For those without #depression, […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Too Many #Men Ignore Their #Depression, Phobias, Other #MentalHealthIssues

By Joseph Harper It was another Monday morning and my first patient of the day walked in. He was a man in his mid-30s who came to see me for #stress and #anxiety. He appeared nervous and had trouble getting his words out. And the thing I remember most — which I see again and again […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – EDITORIAL: #Suicide Help Close At Hand

Regardless of the circumstances, #suicide is a tragedy. A story on the front page of the Sunday edition of The Valdosta Daily Times reports on a group to help the people who have lost a friend or relative to a loved one. Survivors of #Suicide Valdosta started several years ago then discontinued meetings a few […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – For Some #US #Muslims, Raw Talk On #Suicide, #MentalHealth

BY MARIAM FAM Dr. Rania Awaad was attending a virtual religion program this Ramadan when discussion turned to an unexpected question: Is it religiously acceptable to say a prayer for someone who died by #suicide? #Suicide is a complex and delicate topic that Awaad, as director of the #Muslim #MentalHealth & Islamic Psychology Lab at […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Preserving Medical #Student #MentalHealth

#JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for #mentalhealthawarenessandsuicideprevention, especially pertaining to our younger generation of students and student-athletes. Getting men to speak up and reach out for help and assistance is one of my passions. Us men need to not suffer in silence or drown […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth And #LawEnforcement

Garrison Hardie NPC Prosecutor’s Office What happens when someone is in a #mentalhealthcrisis and needs help? If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts or is in emotional distress, you can call the #NationalSuicidePreventionLifeline at 800.273.TALK (8255) or chat with someone live online at suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat. If the situation is potentially life-threatening, get immediate […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #HopeSquad Program In #Schools Help #Teens Identify Peers At #Suicide Risk

  If you have thoughts of #suicide, call #NationalSuicidePreventionLifeline at 1-800-273-8255 CINCINNATI, Ohio (Ivanhoe Newswire) – The #suicide rate for kids ages 10 through 14 tripled from 2007 to 2017. In 2019, #suicide rates among older #teens and young #adults reached the highest point in almost two decades. And experts aren’t yet sure what impact […]

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