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Tag Archive | #PostTraumaticStressDisorder

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – The Elephant in the #Doctors’ Lounge

It’s time to get healthcare workers talking about their own #mentalhealth by Gary Price, MD, MBA With roughly 156 million #Americans fully vaccinated for #COVID-19, #physicians are seeing signs of relief on the horizon. That relief can’t come soon enough. The initial energy and adrenaline that drove #physicians to treat their acutely ill #patients in the early months […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Prioritizing Children’s #MentalHealth

Here’s how #healthprofessionals are using research and innovative practices to address #suicideprevention, trauma and substance use disorder in #children and #adolescents. Laura Cassar “The numbers are staggering,” said Larry Burns, president and CEO of The Children’s Foundation. “As a foundation, we are committed to taking the lead on supporting children’s health and wellness by guiding […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth And The Cost Of Our Wars

BY MICHAEL HAYNIE The Biden administration has pledged to have U.S. forces out of #Afghanistan later this year. With that action, we will close the book on what has been #America’s longest sustained period of military conflict. Hopefully, the occasion will represent an opportunity for all #Americans to reflect on the costs and consequences of […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Impact Of The #COVID-19 #Pandemic On #Adolescent #MentalHealth

Tori Rodriguez Even before the #COVID-19 #pandemic began, concerning #mentalhealth trends and major treatment gaps were noted among #adolescents in the #UnitedStates. According to data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, an estimated 13.3% of US #adolescents aged 12-17 experienced at least 1 episode of major depressive disorder in 2017, yet 60.1% […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #ClimateChange Is Affecting #MentalHealth — Here’s What You Can Do About It

Humans aren’t well-equipped to deal with such a dangerous existential threat over a long period of time. When Sandy Rosenthal and her husband heard that Hurricane Katrina was on the way, they packed for 3 weeks. They boarded up their two-story house in uptown New Orleans and evacuated to a hotel, feeling safe and prepared […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Anxiety, #Depression, And #Suicide In #Youth

Ned H. Kalin,  #Anxietydisorders and #depression are among the most common psychiatric illnesses affecting #youth. #Anxietydisorders typically begin in childhood, whereas the onset of #depression frequently occurs later during #adolescence or early adulthood. These illnesses are highly comorbid, with pathological #anxiety regularly preceding the development of #depression. The lifetime prevalence of #anxietydisorders when assessed in […]

 #JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #PoliceOfficers With Untreated #MentalIllness Are The Real Danger

By Rashaad Thomas  Johnny Law is deathly afraid of #mentalillness. And that fear creates a threat to the public: #Policeofficers with untreated #mentalhealthissues remaining on duty. And I can’t help but think that an officer’s assessment of a person’s #mentalhealth is more salient than #race during stressful situations — and that it explains the reason #policeofficers shoot people […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #PoliceOfficers With Untreated #MentalIllness Are The Real Danger

By Rashaad Thomas Johnny Law is deathly afraid of #mentalillness. And that fear creates a threat to the public: #Policeofficers with untreated #mentalhealth issues remaining on duty. And I can’t help but think that an officer’s assessment of a person’s #mentalhealth is more salient than race during stressful situations — and that it explains the reason police officers […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Impact Of The #Pandemic On #US #College #Students’ #MentalHealth And Decision-Making

A team of researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and New York State Psychiatric Institute has embarked on NIH’s funded national, comprehensive longitudinal study of how #college #students in the #UnitedStates are being impacted by the #COVID-19 #pandemic—and how they are seizing the moment to redefine their futures. Their study will examine how the pandemic has […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Men’s Health | Experts Work To Break #Stigma Of #MentalHealth For #Men

By Randy Griffithrgriffith@tribdem.com #Men and #women develop #mentalillness at about the same rate, but there are some significant differences in men, local experts say. #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for #mentalhealthawarenessandsuicideprevention, especially pertaining to our younger generation of students and student-athletes. Getting men to […]

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