Tag Archive | #NationalSuicidePreventionLifeline

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How #Stigma Prevents People From Accessing #MentalHealthCare And What Can Be Done About It

By Hannah Furfaro Seattle Times staff reporter The #MentalHealthProject is a #SeattleTimes initiative focused on covering #mental and #behavioralhealthissues. It is funded by Ballmer Group, a national organization focused on economic mobility for children and families. The #SeattleTimes maintains editorial control over work produced by this team. In the days after Jennifer Stuber’s husband Matt died […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Children Will Feel Impact Of #Pandemic On #MentalHealth For Years, #UNICEF Report Says

by: Kori Chambers, Vanessa Freeman This Sunday is #WorldMentalHealthDay. It’s recognized internationally as a day to raise awareness, promote education and advocate against the social #stigma surrounding #mentalhealth.  In honor of #WorldMentalHealthDay, #UNICEF just released a critical report, which found that #children and young people could feel the impact of the #pandemic on their #mentalhealth for many years to […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Shatter The Myths About #Suicide And Kids Of Color | Expert Opinion

#Doctors from the #AmericanPsychiatricAssociation say that #medicalprofessionals and researchers must rededicate themselves to ensuring that young #peopleofcolor receive #mentalhealthservices. #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 […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Parents, #Students Plan Rallies At UNC-Chapel Hill After #Suicide Investigations

By Aaron Thomas, WRAL reporter CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has canceled classes on Tuesday after campus #police responded to a reported #suicide and a #suicideattempt over the weekend. Instead of class Tuesday, #students will have a “wellness day,” according to Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz. UNC police’s crime log showed […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Predictions Of More Suicides, Overdoses And #DomesticAbuse During #COVID Are Coming True

#Isolation, economic pressure and family conflict all are major contributors. By Dr. Yalda Safai #Coronavirus: 18 months later As the U.S. hits the grim milestone of 700,000 deaths, ABC News takes a look at the last six months of #coronavirus — how we got here, what went wrong and how it’s still impacting us all. […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Does #SexualHarassment Raise The Risk Of #Suicide?

New research shows the outcomes when sexual boundaries are violated. The “#MeToo” movement has brought a lot of attention to #sexualharassment. The #MeToo movement has brought a lot of attention to #sexualharassment in recent years and the impact it can have on businesses and society, but most importantly on individuals. While previous research has found that #sexualharassment in […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – We Need To Make #SuicidePrevention A Public #Health Priority

The #pandemic has impacted our #mental well-being. Be on the lookout for suicidal behavior. By Paul Schoenfeld The statistics are sad: According to the #CenterforDiseaseControl, #suicide remains the fourth leading cause of death for adults ages 35-54, and the second leading cause of death for youth and young adults ages 10-34. The #suicide rate increased 35% […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #WorldMentalHealthDay Takes On New Urgency During #Pandemic

Dr. Ubaid Kohkhar ORANGE PARK – Orange Park Medical Center is looking to reach out to the community on #WorldMentalHealthDay on Saturday, to help those affected by the #COVID-19 #pandemic find ways to cope and heal.   The very strategies set in place to help keep us physically healthy during the #COVID-19 #pandemic have had an adverse […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #SuicidePrevention, #MentalHealth And The Global #Pandemic

Brayden Stephenson, Editor This year brought many unforeseen challenges to the world, and for many people battling a global #pandemic didn’t just mean contracting a #virus: The fear of losing loved ones, being forced to self-isolate and #socialdistance, and losing the opportunity to experience things like high school graduations, were all secondary side effects of […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealthExpert: #Suicide Is A Year-Round Problem But Can Be Prevented

It may be an uncomfortable conversation to have, but having that talk could save someone’s life by: Connor Kick (WKBN) – #SeptemberisNationalSuicidePreventionAwarenessMonth. As this month comes to a close, #healthcareprofessionals, therapists and many others are reminding people that #suicide is a year-round problem. Suicidal thoughts, much like #mentalhealthconditions, can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or […]