Tag Archive | #Parents

#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 learning disorders? What physical symptoms do anxious kids get? #Anxiety makes school hard for kids. It might also be hard […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – No Known #MentalHealth Concerns Before One In Three #Student Suicides

Dr Sue Bagshaw discusses why #students don’t seek professional medical help Trustworthy, accurate and reliable news stories are more important now than ever. Support our newsrooms by making a contribution. CONTENT WARNING: #SUICIDE Every year about 580 people are lost to #suicide in New Zealand, many of them #students. A Stuff examination of 270 coroners’ reports of student […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Matters: When ‘Back To #School’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Back In #School’

Annie Lindgren Annie Lindgren Poudre School District (PSD) #students went ‘Back to School’ on August 24, 2020, though they will be learning remotely rather than attending in person. #School administration, #teachers, and #parents have all had difficult decisions to make over the past month in preparation. Everyone is experiencing a #school year like never before. […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Suicide, Overdose Numbers On The Rise Again

Eileen McClory The past few years have been bad in terms of #suicide and overdose deaths in Portage County, but 2020 has been among the worst.  Wayne Enders of the Portage County Coroner’s Office said the office has handled about 106 cases so far this year. About half of those cases – 49 – were […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Suicide May Run In The Family. A Closer Look At #Genetic Risk.

For decades, researchers have looked to human genetics for linkages to #mentalillness, such as #depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. Patterns of inheritance are murky, but it is clear that “stuff runs in families,” says Dr. Douglas Gray, a psychiatrist and researcher at the University of Utah School of Medicine. His 2018 study – published in the journal […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Myth: #Suicide Is Rare, Doesn’t Happen As Often As It Used To

By Tracey Gruver,    The truth about #suicide? According to the #NationalAllianceonMentalIllness, #suicide is the second leading cause of death for people ages 10-34 and the fourth leading cause for ages 35-54. Many people do not want to know just how common #suicide has become; #NAMI says the #suicide rate in the #UnitedStates has increased 31% […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Teen #SuicideRisk During The #Pandemic

The #teenager had spent most of her time in her room during the summer. With the #pandemic in full swing, she had not been able to see her friends in-person and her family did not go on any vacations. She spent most of her time scrolling through her #socialmedia feeds and binge watching shows. Recently, […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – The #Pandemic Has Researchers Worried About #Teen #Suicide

ANYA KAMENETZ #Teen and #youth #anxiety and #depression are getting worse since #COVID lockdowns began in March, early studies suggest, and many experts say they fear a corresponding increase in youth #suicide. At the end of June, the #CentersforDiseaseControlandPrevention surveyed almost 10,000 #Americans on their #mentalhealth. They found symptoms of #anxiety and #depression were up […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Doctor Encourages Parents To Talk With #Children About #MentalHealth

This week is #NationalYouthSuicidePreventionWeek JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – This week is #NationalYouthSuicidePreventionWeek. During the #coronavirus #pandemic, the #AmericanFoundationforSuicidePrevention says, it’s important to protect our #mentalhealth and help those who may be struggling. Dr. Allison Ventura, with UF Health Jacksonville, is encouraging #parents not to be afraid to talk with their #children about #mentalhealth and start a dialogue […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Helping Resistant #Teens Into #MentalHealth Treatment

And why they need to want to get better to actually get better Rachel Ehmke It can be hard to get #kids to agree to see a psychologist or a psychiatrist. In fact this is a common stumbling block for many #parents of #teenagers struggling with anything from #anxiety to ADHD, #depression, or an eating disorder. It’s not enough for you […]

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