Tag Archive | #Racial

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – OPINION: Preventing #Suicide And Caring For #Black Men’s #MentalHealth The Right Way

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – OPINION: Preventing #Suicide And Caring For #Black Men’s #MentalHealth The Right Way

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘Why Did This Happen?’: Three Questions We Always Ask About #Suicide

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘Why Did This Happen?’: Three Questions We Always Ask About #Suicide

Lipi Roy, MD, MPH Contributor Betty White, Sidney Poitier, Bob Saget, Louie Anderson, Andre Leon Talley, Clark Gillies. From legendary actors and comedians to fashion icons and NHL Hall of Famers, the first few weeks of 2022 have been full of heartbreaking loss. I think I was hit hardest, however, by the death of Regina King’s […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Half Of #Suicides Were By #Gun; #Suicides By All Methods Rose Sharply Among #Minority #Youth

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Half Of #Suicides Were By #Gun; #Suicides By All Methods Rose Sharply Among #Minority #Youth

By Micah Danney With #suicides, including those by #gun, the second-leading cause of death for 10- through 34-year-olds — and #suicides surging by 35% during 20 years ending in 2019 — it’s important to raise awareness that #suicides are preventable and that most of those survive an attempt do not try another. That’s according to the Convergence […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘It’s Life Or Death’: The #MentalHealthCrisis Among U.S. #Teens

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘It’s Life Or Death’: The #MentalHealthCrisis Among U.S. #Teens

Matt Richtel One evening last April, an anxious and free-spirited 13-year-old girl in suburban Minneapolis sprang furious from a chair in the living room and ran from the house — out a sliding door, across the patio, through the backyard and into the woods. Moments earlier, the girl’s mother, Linda, had stolen a look at […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #AsianAmerican Young #Adults Are The Only #Racial Group With #Suicide As Their Leading Cause Of Death, So Why Is No One Talking About This?

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #AsianAmerican Young #Adults Are The Only #Racial Group With #Suicide As Their Leading Cause Of Death, So Why Is No One Talking About This?

Amelia Noor-Oshiro, PhD Candidate in Public Health, Johns Hopkins University Racially motivated violence looks like the mass shootings that killed Xiaojie Tan, Daoyou Feng, Chung Park, Hyun Grant and Suncha Kim in Atlanta on March 16, 2021. Racially motivated violence also looks like #suicide, which is defined as a deliberate act of self-directed violence in order to cause injury […]

#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 – #MentalHealthProfessionals Struggle To Meet Growing Demand

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #MentalHealthProfessionals Struggle To Meet Growing Demand

WHIO Staff It’s been an unprecedented couple of years and many are trying to seek help to talk about what they are going through. Recently with shortages and the #pandemic, when those people reach out for help they are being denied or waitlisted. There are not enough #doctors, #therapists, or resources to give people the […]

#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 […]

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