Tag Archive | #Nurses

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Pandemic Adds Pressure On #Doctors, Who Already Had One Of The Highest Rates Of #Suicide

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Pandemic Adds Pressure On #Doctors, Who Already Had One Of The Highest Rates Of #Suicide

By Sydney Witte/Cronkite News A bin inside a closet stores medical supplies for Flynn PHOENIX – #Physicians have one of the highest rates of death by #suicide, and the intensities and difficulties of the #COVID-19 #pandemic have only increased the stressors that care providers are under. A 2019 study by the Missouri State Medical Association found that more than […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘Why Did This Happen?’: Three Questions We Always Ask About #Suicide

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘Why Did This Happen?’: Three Questions We Always Ask About #Suicide

Lipi Roy, MD, MPH Contributor Betty White, Sidney Poitier, Bob Saget, Louie Anderson, Andre Leon Talley, Clark Gillies. From legendary actors and comedians to fashion icons and NHL Hall of Famers, the first few weeks of 2022 have been full of heartbreaking loss. I think I was hit hardest, however, by the death of Regina King’s […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Dear #Parents, #Anxiety In #Kids Is A Serious Problem

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Dear #Parents, #Anxiety In #Kids Is A Serious Problem

Holly*, a casting agent in Austin, Texas, had postpartum #depression with her first #child, Fiona, now 5 years old. Today, Holly takes medication to manage her #anxiety and #depression. But she also worries that #anxiety might someday affect her daughter — and her son, now 3. Holly explains that Fiona could be shy and clingy. “[I] wasn’t sure if […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘It’s All Preventable’: Tackling America’s Workplace #Suicide Epidemic

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘It’s All Preventable’: Tackling America’s Workplace #Suicide Epidemic

The US #suicide rate is the highest of any wealthy country and the #pandemic highlighted work #stress’s effect on #mentalhealth Michael Sainato At about 4.30am on 18 January this year, 27-year-old Michael Odell, a travel #nurse who was working at #Stanford hospital in #Stanford, California, walked off the job during a night shift. Two days […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Learn To Help #Farmers Who May Be #Suicidal

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Learn To Help #Farmers Who May Be #Suicidal

By  Lisa Foust Prater When someone stops breathing and is suffering a cardiac arrest, their life may be saved by a bystander who has been trained in CPR. Likewise, when someone is facing a potential #suicide crisis, their life may be saved by a friend who has been trained in #QPR. The “#QuestionPersuadeRefer.” method is […]

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 25 Toxic Things #Latino #Parents Need To Stop Saying To Their #Kids When It Comes To #MentalHealth

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 25 Toxic Things #Latino #Parents Need To Stop Saying To Their #Kids When It Comes To #MentalHealth

#Latinos who have #mentalhealthillnesses oftentimes don’t get the care — or even have access to the care — needed to address them. According to the #NationalAllianceonMentalHealth (#NAMI), just 33% of #Latino #adults with #mentalillness receive the treatment they need each year, compared to the 43% US average. There are a number of reasons why the level of […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How Does #Anxiety Affect #Kids In #School?

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How Does #Anxiety Affect #Kids In #School?

What it looks like, and why it’s often mistaken for something else Rachel Ehmke What You’ll Learn What might #anxiety look like at #school? Why is #anxiety sometimes confused with other problems like #ADHD or #learningdisorders? What physical symptoms do anxious #kids get? Quick Read Full Article Inattention and restlessness Attendance problems and clingy #kids […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Help A Friend In A #MentalHealthCrisis

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Help A Friend In A #MentalHealthCrisis

Rachel Sturtz Midway through the morning session of #MentalHealthFirstAid, a course at the #MentalHealth Center of Denver, my instructor asks me to turn to one of my tablemates, look them in the eye, and ask a simple question: “Are you thinking about killing yourself?” Not “hurting yourself,” because the semantics will work against you. “Killing […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘I Fear The Long-Term Effects’: Before His Death, A #Nurse Warned Of The #Pandemic’s Toll On #HealthCareWorkers

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘I Fear The Long-Term Effects’: Before His Death, A #Nurse Warned Of The #Pandemic’s Toll On #HealthCareWorkers

By Andrew Joseph  In early 2020, Michael Odell sensed that #Covid-19 would hit hard. A young intensive care #nurse who traveled to hospitals needing an extra hand, he told his family that demand for people like him was surging. By April 2, just a few weeks into what had become an atmosphere of fear and mass […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Reimagining #MentalHealth In #Schools

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Reimagining #MentalHealth In #Schools

By Ginger Robertson During P.E. in my sophomore year of #highschool, the coach had the class stand up in a circle. “Take everything off your wrists,” she commanded. A few #teens had bandanas and wide bracelets on; they took them off. “Now, lift your hands to the ceiling, wrists facing me,” she said sternly with […]

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