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#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Can’t We Say ‘#Suicide’?

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Can’t We Say ‘#Suicide’?

— Ignoring this illness is not sustainable by Arthur Lazarus, MD, MBA Iconic singer #NaomiJudd died at age 76, one day before she was to be inducted into the #CountryMusicHallofFame. Her daughters, #Wynonna and #AshleyJudd, shared a statement confirming her death: “Today [April 30, 2022] we sisters experienced a tragedy. We lost our beautiful mother to the disease […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – When Should #Grief Be Considered A #MentalHealth Issue?

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – When Should #Grief Be Considered A #MentalHealth Issue?

Samantha Brodsky It can be difficult to put a name to lingering feelings of grief, but there’s a new term that may help define what you’ve been going through: #prolongedgriefdisorder. After years of debate and research, the #AmericanPsychiatricAssociation (#APA) officially announced last fall this will be the diagnosis for an extended, highly disruptive form of grief. The diagnosis has […]

#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 – 25 Toxic Things #Latino #Parents Need To Stop Saying To Their #Kids When It Comes To #MentalHealth

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 25 Toxic Things #Latino #Parents Need To Stop Saying To Their #Kids When It Comes To #MentalHealth

#Latinos who have #mentalhealthillnesses oftentimes don’t get the care — or even have access to the care — needed to address them. According to the #NationalAllianceonMentalHealth (#NAMI), just 33% of #Latino #adults with #mentalillness receive the treatment they need each year, compared to the 43% US average. There are a number of reasons why the level of […]

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Matters: There’s No Better Time To Talk About Your #MentalHealth

Heather Loeb Part of the problem with #mentalillness is its #stigma. It is hard to talk about, and when you do, you could be judged or shamed. That’s the sad reality, but this #MayisMentalHealthAwarenessMonth. Now’s the time to bring it up and have those tough conversations — with your #kids, #parents, friends, family, coworkers. Now […]

#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 […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Here’s How To Help A Loved One Struggling With #SuicidalThoughts

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Here’s How To Help A Loved One Struggling With #SuicidalThoughts

Heather Loeb Two weeks ago I wrote a column about #suicide and how silence surrounding it and #mentalillness can be deadly. Three people emailed me that day, one who was suicidal and didn’t have a support system. After discussing resources and what to do, I started thinking back to when I was suicidal, when I […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Want To Talk About #MentalHealth? Try These 4 Conversation Starters

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Want To Talk About #MentalHealth? Try These 4 Conversation Starters

Danielle Blundell It has been a tough few years, hasn’t it? And the result is that more people are dealing with some sort of #mentalhealthcondition. In 2020, 21% of U.S. #adults experienced #mentalillness, and 5.6% experienced a serious #mentalillness such as #bipolardisorder, according to the Substance Abuse and #MentalHealthServices Administration. One of them may be someone […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘I Fear The Long-Term Effects’: Before His Death, A #Nurse Warned Of The #Pandemic’s Toll On #HealthCareWorkers

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘I Fear The Long-Term Effects’: Before His Death, A #Nurse Warned Of The #Pandemic’s Toll On #HealthCareWorkers

By Andrew Joseph  In early 2020, Michael Odell sensed that #Covid-19 would hit hard. A young intensive care #nurse who traveled to hospitals needing an extra hand, he told his family that demand for people like him was surging. By April 2, just a few weeks into what had become an atmosphere of fear and mass […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘I Felt Disillusioned And Abandoned:’ A #Seattle Medical Worker On Why #MentalHealthCare Is Needed In The Field

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘I Felt Disillusioned And Abandoned:’ A #Seattle Medical Worker On Why #MentalHealthCare Is Needed In The Field

By  Andrick Schall #MentalHealth Perspectives guest columnist The #MentalHealthProject is a #SeattleTimes initiative focused on covering #mental and #behavioralhealth issues. 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. Editor’s note: This story focuses on #suicide and […]

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