Tag Archive | #Psychologist

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Help For #Cutting And Other #Self-Injury

When kids intentionally hurt themselves, often by #cutting or scratching their skin, as a way to manage difficult emotions Rachel Ehmke What You’ll Learn Why do kids cut or hurt themselves? What are signs of self-injury? How can #parents help? The most common way kids self-injure is by #cutting themselves. Some kids also burn themselves […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Getting Support From Your Child’s #School

If your #child is having trouble in #school, there are ways to get help. From making small changes in the classroom to unlocking accommodations and special education services, we walk you through the steps of accessing care through your #child’s school. Talking to your #child’s teacher is often the first step to figuring out how […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #PeopleOfColor face Significant Barriers To #MentalHealthServices

#Racism and #stigma make it harder for people of color to get services, and it’s gotten worse during the #coronavirus #pandemic. By Kristen Rogers, CNN Richelle Concepcion still remembers the name she was called after trying to stop a #White kid who was picking on younger peers on the swim team in high school. “Shut […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – The State With the Highest #Suicide Rate Desperately Needs Shrinks

There’s only one #psychiatrist in all of eastern Montana By Monte Reel 1. The #mentalhealth unit inside the Glendive Medical Center is dark, and when Jaime Shanks declares that a light switch surely must be around here somewhere, a faint echo chases the words down an empty hall. #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – Guide to #MentalHealth #Specialists

If you decide you need to seek help for a child who’s struggling, you may find yourself faced with a bewildering range of different #mentalhealthprofessionals. It can be challenging to understand what skills each has to offer, how their training is different, and which might be right for your child. JamesDonaldson notes:  Welcome to the […]