Tag Archive | #Pandemic

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #SuicideAttempts Send Increasing Numbers Of #Teen #Girls To Emergency Rooms

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #SuicideAttempts Send Increasing Numbers Of #Teen #Girls To Emergency Rooms

by Tyler Job LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — #Suicidalthoughts affect people of all ages. But #teen #girls seem to be feeling the most impact right now, health workers say. “During the #adolescence, they are at the peak for #suicidalthoughts,” said Angela Barnes, an #adolescent #therapist at Gundersen Health System. Emergency room visits have risen for #teen […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 45% Of #LGBTQ #Youth Seriously Considered #Suicide In The Past Year, Trevor Project Survey Finds

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 45% Of #LGBTQ #Youth Seriously Considered #Suicide In The Past Year, Trevor Project Survey Finds

BY TORI B. POWELL Forty-five percent of young #LGBTQ people seriously considered attempting #suicide in 2021, according to a survey published Wednesday by the #LGBTQ #mentalhealth nonprofit the #TrevorProject. It’s the third consecutive year that rates of #suicidalideation have increased among #LGBTQ #youth, the organization said.  “We must recognize that #LGBTQ young people face stressors simply for […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 15-Year-Old Latin #School #Student Died By #Suicide After Relentless #Bullying, Lawsuit Alleges, While #School Turned A ‘Blind Eye’

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 15-Year-Old Latin #School #Student Died By #Suicide After Relentless #Bullying, Lawsuit Alleges, While #School Turned A ‘Blind Eye’

Madeline Buckley, Chicago Tribune A 15-year-old #student at the Latin School of Chicago was “tormented on a regular basis” by students at the prestigious #school until he died by #suicide in January, a lawsuit filed Monday alleges. The suit, filed by the boy’s #parents, Robert and Rosellene Bronstein, accuses administrators at the #school of “willful […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Staring At An Image Of Yourself On #Zoom Has Serious Consequences For #MentalHealth – Especially For #Women

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Staring At An Image Of Yourself On #Zoom Has Serious Consequences For #MentalHealth – Especially For #Women

Roxanne Felig, PhD Candidate in Social #Psychology, University of South Florida and Jamie Goldenberg, Professor of #Psychology, University of South Florida In the past few years, people across the world have spent more time on video chat programs like #Zoom and #FaceTime than ever before. These applications mimic in-person encounters by allowing users to see […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Guest Column: Social, Emotional Consequences Of The #Pandemic May Be Tough To Overcome

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Guest Column: Social, Emotional Consequences Of The #Pandemic May Be Tough To Overcome

Katie Holland Socializing is a fundamental necessity to remain sane in the face of many life stressors these days. We love to visit Five Points and have a glass of wine, maybe a beer, followed by a sun-kissed stroll and laughter with friends. Socialization is a cool drink on a hot summer day, a way […]

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 6 Things #Parents Should Know About #MentalHealth Before Sending A #Kid To #College

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 6 Things #Parents Should Know About #MentalHealth Before Sending A #Kid To #College

Allison Slater Tate This story discusses #suicide. If you or someone you know is at risk of #suicide please call the U.S. #NationalSuicidePreventionLifeline at 800-273-8255, text HOME to 741741 or go to SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources for additional resources. When news broke in March that #Stanford senior and #soccer star #KatieMeyer, 22, died by #suicide, it was a gut […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Should #Kids Take #MentalHealthDays?

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Should #Kids Take #MentalHealthDays?

When taking a break is helpful (and when it’s not) Rae Jacobson What You’ll Learn What are #mentalhealthdays? When should #kids take them — and when shouldn’t they? How can you help #kids make the most of #mentalhealthdays? Quick Read Full Article What are #mentalhealthdays? How to decide when a #mentalhealthday is a good idea […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘It’s Life Or Death’: The #MentalHealthCrisis Among U.S. #Teens

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘It’s Life Or Death’: The #MentalHealthCrisis Among U.S. #Teens

Matt Richtel One evening last April, an anxious and free-spirited 13-year-old girl in suburban Minneapolis sprang furious from a chair in the living room and ran from the house — out a sliding door, across the patio, through the backyard and into the woods. Moments earlier, the girl’s mother, Linda, had stolen a look at […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Are You Sad Or Is It More Than That? Demystifying #Anxiety And #Depression

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Are You Sad Or Is It More Than That? Demystifying #Anxiety And #Depression

By  Esmy Jimenez  #SeattleTimes #MentalHealthProject 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. #Anxiety and #depression are words mired in heaviness.  Depending […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – History Tells Us The #Pandemic #MentalHealthCrisis Is Far From Over

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – History Tells Us The #Pandemic #MentalHealthCrisis Is Far From Over

by Sandhira Wijayaratne In 1918, as the world collapsed under the weight of a different #pandemic, a simultaneous #mentalhealth toll rose from underneath. While the influenza #pandemic of that era infected 500 million people — taking  the lives of 50 million globally and 675,000 in the #UnitedStates – many survivors suffered a “post-influenzal #depression.” Historians noted how their lives became […]

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