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#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – What Do #Parents Need to Know About Their College Child’s #MentalHealth?

Parents can and should play an active role in their college child’s mental health in order to achieve the best possible college experience. By  Katherine Ponte, Mental Health Advocate, Writer, and Entrepreneur, BA, JD, MBA (Wharton), and Founder of ForLikeMinds.com Welcome to our new section, Thrive on Campus, devoted to covering the urgent issue of #mentalhealth among college […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – #Black #Parents Can’t Continue To Ignore Their #Children’s #MentalHealth

On June 28, I received a disturbing press release from Ball State University about a recent study on #African-American #teenagers and #suicide. Research done by Ball State University health science professor Jagdish Khubchandani found that #suicide is the second leading cause of death for #African-American youth. According to Khubchandani, the rate of #AfricanAmerican #male #suicides […]

James Donaldson on Mental Health – How Parents can Discuss Suicide With Their Children

James Donaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for mental health awareness and suicide prevention, 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 […]

James Donaldson on Mental Health – Tips for Communicating With Your Teen Keeping the Parent-Child Relationship Strong During a Tricky Age

James Donaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for mental health awareness and suicide prevention, 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 […]

James Donaldson on Mental Health – What to Do if You’re Worried About Suicide

James Donaldson notes: As I’m slowly getting on top of my physical health issues, I am turning more and more of my time and efforts towards mental health issues, especially pertaining to our young people and student-athletes. Having gone through a recent bout of depression and suicidal thoughts myself, I realize now, that I can […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Mental Health in Children and Young People by Dr. Sarah Vohra

I think a lot of you have heard by now, http://bit.ly/JamesMentalHealthArticle that I’ve been speaking out publicly as a voice and an advocate for mental health. Having gone through some serious mental challenges myself over the last several months, which included, depression, anxiety, stress and suicidal thoughts, now that I have “been there and done […]

The Athletes Playbook: Athletes Helping Athletes

The Athletes Playbook: Athletes Helping Athletes

We are a community of former professional athletes empowering student athletes and parents to design their playbook for success in sports and life

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