Tag Archive | #School

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Should Kids Take #MentalHealthDays?

When taking a break is helpful (and when it’s not) Rae Jacobson What You’ll Learn What are #mentalhealthdays? When should kids take them — and when shouldn’t they? How can you help kids make the most of #mentalhealthdays? A #mentalhealthday is a day off from #school to rest and recharge. Giving kids the chance to […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – “#Suicide Is On The Rise In Our #Youth”: #MentalHealthAdvocates Speak Up During #MentalIllnessAwarenessWeek

by: Markeshia Jackson, Olivia Taggart WICHITA COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — Millions of #Americans face the reality of living with a #mentalhealthcondition and all the ways it can directly impact those around them. October third through the ninth is #MentalIllnessAwarenessWeek, and those who work directly to create resources for people living with #mentalillness said everyone can help each other […]

#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 – #Parents, #Students Plan Rallies At UNC-Chapel Hill After #Suicide Investigations

By Aaron Thomas, WRAL reporter CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has canceled classes on Tuesday after campus #police responded to a reported #suicide and a #suicideattempt over the weekend. Instead of class Tuesday, #students will have a “wellness day,” according to Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz. UNC police’s crime log showed […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How Does #Anxiety Affect Kids In #School? 

What it looks like, and why it’s often mistaken for something else Rachel Ehmke What You’ll Learn What might #anxiety look like at #school? Why is #anxiety sometimes confused with other problems like #ADHD or learning disorders? What physical symptoms do anxious kids get? #Anxiety makes school hard for kids. It might also be hard […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Access To #MentalHealthCare Is Lacking In Washington’s #Rural Corners. Here’s How People Are Finding Help

By Hannah Furfaro #SeattleTimes staff reporter A few months after Kristina Rasmussen’s 7-year-old was diagnosed with #bipolardisorder, he experienced one of his worst manic episodes: The boy was inconsolable as he tore through the family home, hitting himself, knocking over furniture and breaking picture frames. Rasmussen counts the ways the health care system failed her son […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealthIssues Skyrocket As #Pandemic Wears On

Sarah Chamberlain Contributor Insights into policy and its underlying effect on #women. According to data from the #WorldHealthOrganization, someone commits #suicide every 40 seconds – 800,000 per year – and for every #suicide, 20 more were attempted. That means 5-7 people will commit #suicide during the time it takes you to read this article. The CARE […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – No Known #MentalHealth Concerns Before One In Three #Student Suicides

Dr Sue Bagshaw discusses why #students don’t seek professional medical help Trustworthy, accurate and reliable news stories are more important now than ever. Support our newsrooms by making a contribution. CONTENT WARNING: #SUICIDE Every year about 580 people are lost to #suicide in New Zealand, many of them #students. A Stuff examination of 270 coroners’ reports of student […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Suicide Rates Rise In #Japan Among #Women And #Youth As A Result Of The #Pandemic

According to government data, the number of suicides in August increased by 15.4 per cent to 1,854. Despite a lower rate, the number of women who commit #suicide has increased by about 40 per cent. The number of students, from elementary to high school, taking their own lives has more than doubled compared to the […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Schools Stare Down #Teen #MentalHealth Crisis As They Prepare For Largely Virtual Year

By Elizabeth Hardison Pennsylvania #schools have retrofitted buildings and overhauled class schedules to protect public health this fall – but they’ve said less about how they’ll support their #students’ #mentalhealth, even though state and federal data show that #young people are increasingly contemplating #suicide and self harm.  #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my […]