fbpx

Tag Archive | #PTSD

#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 – Health & Wellness: Making #MentalHealth Mandatory

Derek Maxfield’s explanation of the welcome reception by firefighters to West Jordan City, UT, Fire Department’s mandatory #mentalhealthprogram should get others thinking. Derek Maxfield The U.S. fire service ostensibly isn’t doing enough to break down barriers and facilitate access to #mentalhealthservices for first responders. Recent research by Ruderman Family Foundation indicates that firefighters are more likely to […]

#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 #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 – Fighting The #Stigma Of #MentalHealth, #Suicide Among #Black Families

by: Hattie Hawks COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Over the course of 30 years, the rate of #Black #children attempting #suicide has risen more than 70 percent. “For years, I was left to deal with emotions that I didn’t know how to deal with,” said Summer Godbolt, a #mentalhealth advocate who faced her own struggles. Emotions of betrayal, […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Understanding the Symptoms of #BPD

By Ashley Nestler As a woman living with #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder (#BPD), and as a #mentalhealthprofessional, I have researched the disorder significantly to better understand it. As one of the most stigmatized #mentalhealthconditions, #BPD is not covered extensively when in school for a #mentalhealthprofession. This causes a disservice to those who live with the illness and the […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Unpacking #Depression

Mark Carpenter By Danei Edelen “I was told, ‘If you are depressed, you have no excuse’” my friend, who battles #depression, said to me recently. “That is just #mentalillness #stigma,” I replied. What is #mentalhealth #stigma? #Mentalhealth #stigma refers to societal disapproval, or when society places shame on people who live with a #mentalillness or […]

Visit Us
Follow Me
Tweet
Whatsapp
Tumblr
Share