Tag Archive | #PeopleofColor

#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 – Despite #Pandemic-Era Drop, #Suicide Threat Remains

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Despite #Pandemic-Era Drop, #Suicide Threat Remains

The U.S. #suicide rate declined in 2020, but unequal shifts and the long-term impacts of the #COVID-19 #pandemic highlight how prevention is still key. By Steven Ross Johnson The nation’s overall #suicide rate fell by 3% from 2019 to 2020, even as research has highlighted the #pandemic’s #mentalhealth toll on #Americans.  The decline in the nation’s #suicide rate […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Addressing The Lack Of Diversity In The #MentalHealth Field

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Addressing The Lack Of Diversity In The #MentalHealth Field

By Rebecca Kim Despite our nation’s growing diversity and the disproportionately higher rate at which #peopleofcolor (POC) experience adverse #mentalhealth outcomes and barriers to care, the #mentalhealth workforce is largely white. According to a report from the #AmericanPsychologicalAssociation, 86% of U.S. psychologists in 2015 were white, and in 2019, the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that close to 70% of […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Despite #Pandemic-Era Drop, #Suicide Threat Remains

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Despite #Pandemic-Era Drop, #Suicide Threat Remains

The U.S. #suicide rate declined in 2020, but unequal shifts and the long-term impacts of the #COVID-19 #pandemic highlight how prevention is still key. By Steven Ross Johnson The nation’s overall #suicide rate fell by 3% from 2019 to 2020, even as research has highlighted the #pandemic’s #mentalhealth toll on #Americans.  The decline in the nation’s #suicide rate […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – For #Teens And #Kids: How To Talk To Your #Parent Or #Caregiver About Your #MentalHealthNeeds

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – For #Teens And #Kids: How To Talk To Your #Parent Or #Caregiver About Your #MentalHealthNeeds

  By  Michelle Baruchman  #SeattleTimes #MentalHealthProject engagement editor 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. We’re two years into a #pandemic that’s […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Is It So Hard To Find A #Therapist? These Barriers Stop Washingtonians From Getting Help

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Is It So Hard To Find A #Therapist? These Barriers Stop Washingtonians From Getting Help

By  Hannah Furfaro  #SeattleTimes #MentalHealthProject reporter Three years ago, therapist Canh Tran suddenly found himself on the frustrated end of a long string of phone calls.  Tran knew very well that many of his clients had struggled to find a suitable #therapist. Now he was the one dialing the phone, seeking help for himself.  Straight […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Seattle-Area #Youth Created This Guide To Connect #Teens To #Multicultural #MentalHealthCare

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Seattle-Area #Youth Created This Guide To Connect #Teens To #Multicultural #MentalHealthCare

By Jenn Smith  #EducationLab engagement editor #EducationLab is a #SeattleTimes project that spotlights promising approaches to persistent challenges in public education. The #SeattleFoundation serves as fiscal sponsor for #EducationLab, which is supported by grants from the #Bill&MelindaGatesFoundation, #Amazon, #Comcast #Washington and City University of #Seattle. Learn more about Ed Lab.  There are a lot of things you can’t […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – It’s Hard To Find #MentalHealthCare In #Washington. Join Us And Learn Tips To Navigate The System

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – It’s Hard To Find #MentalHealthCare In #Washington. Join Us And Learn Tips To Navigate The System

  By Michelle Baruchman  #SeattleTimes #MentalHealthProject engagement editor 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. Finding a therapist can be hard. Where do you […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Black #Male Life Expectancy Hit Hardest Due To #COVID

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Black #Male Life Expectancy Hit Hardest Due To #COVID

by Candice Marie Benbow #Black men’s loss of 3 years of life expectancy since the onset of the #pandemic is comparable to the average American’s loss of 2.9 years in #WorldWarII. According to research gathered from analyzing US death certificates, the #COVID-19 global #pandemic created the greatest shift in #American life expectancy since #WorldWarII. Becoming […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What We Misunderstand About #Suicide Among #Black #Americans

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What We Misunderstand About #Suicide Among #Black #Americans

Jamie Ducharme #CheslieKryst American lawyer, Miss USA 2019 #CheslieKryst in New York’s Times Square on Nov. 18, 2019 It’s an idea that in one form or another has been repeated again and again. #CheslieKryst had so much. She seemed so happy. She didn’t fit the mold of someone who dies by #suicide. Kryst, an entertainment […]

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