Tag Archive | #SeptemberisNationalSuicidePreventionMonth

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Remains Prominent Issue As #Pandemic Persists

Cole Bursch, Contributing Writer Editor’s note: If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts, call the #NationalSuicidePreventionHelpline at 800-273-8255. Quarantine has been a time fraught with #isolation, increased #anxieties and an abyss of unknowns for some #students at DePaul struggling with #mentalillness. Being a full-time college #student is already a stressful endeavor, and according […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #SuicidePrevention Month, The Importance Of #MentalHealth

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)– #Septemberissuicidepreventionmonth and according to the #WorldHealthOrganization, 800,000 people die by #suicide every year. This month is to highlight the importance of taking care of your #mentalhealth and not being afraid to seek help if you need it. “If I could talk to myself four years ago when I was struggling with #depression […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Director Gives Guidance For #SuicidePrevention

By Tammie Gercken Staff Writer #SeptemberisNationalSuicidePreventionMonth, and a local #mentalhealth agency is working hard to make sure people have a place to get help if they have thoughts of #suicide. Lynne Grey, MA, LPC, LCAS, CCS, #mentalhealth and substance use disorder clinical director at Partners Health Management in Morganton, said she’s concerned about people with […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealthExpert: #Suicide Is A Year-Round Problem But Can Be Prevented

It may be an uncomfortable conversation to have, but having that talk could save someone’s life by: Connor Kick (WKBN) – #SeptemberisNationalSuicidePreventionAwarenessMonth. As this month comes to a close, #healthcareprofessionals, therapists and many others are reminding people that #suicide is a year-round problem. Suicidal thoughts, much like #mentalhealthconditions, can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Pandemic-Related #Stress Could Lead To Increase In #MentalHealthIssues, #Suicides

Concern is rising among experts about the long term effects the #coronavirus #pandemic might have on #mentalhealth, which could result in an increase in #suicides this year. More than 5,000 took part in a survey by the #CentersforDiseaseControlandPrevention looking at the impact the #pandemic has had on the #mentalhealth of #Americans. Young adults, racial/ethnic minorities, […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #SuicideAwareness Can Save Lives

Every year, we’re reminded that #SeptemberisSuicidePreventionAwarenessMonth and that the effort is particularly important in the military-rich areas of Hampton Roads and Virginia because of the appallingly high rate of #suicide among #veterans. This year, those reminders are more important than ever. So are calls for participation in this month’s #suicideawareness and prevention events. #Suicide rates […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Suicide, Overdose Numbers On The Rise Again

Eileen McClory The past few years have been bad in terms of #suicide and overdose deaths in Portage County, but 2020 has been among the worst.  Wayne Enders of the Portage County Coroner’s Office said the office has handled about 106 cases so far this year. About half of those cases – 49 – were […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Breaking The #Stigma Around #Suicide

By: Deanna Falzone #SeptemberisSuicidePreventionMonth, a time to share resources and stories and to break the #stigma associated with #suicide. Now more than ever, as people’s #mentalhealth is really being put to the test, we need to talk about this reality. That’s exactly what Brad Gill is doing, sharing his story to reach others. He lost his […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – We Can All Do Something To Prevent #Suicide

By: Guest Opinion Each September during #SuicidePreventionAwarenessMonth, I reflect on the progress Arizona has made in addressing a critical public health issue. On average, 1,400 Arizonans die by #suicide each year, a number that has wide-reaching consequences for families and our larger communities. These deaths are preventable. I’m heartened, however, by new momentum, energy, and funding […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Myth: #Suicide Is Rare, Doesn’t Happen As Often As It Used To

By Tracey Gruver,    The truth about #suicide? According to the #NationalAllianceonMentalIllness, #suicide is the second leading cause of death for people ages 10-34 and the fourth leading cause for ages 35-54. Many people do not want to know just how common #suicide has become; #NAMI says the #suicide rate in the #UnitedStates has increased 31% […]

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