Tag Archive | #Socialdistancing

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – A ‘Second Wave’ Of #MentalHealth Devastation Due To #Covid-19 Is Imminent, Experts Say

By Naomi Thomas and Sam Romano, CNN While the world struggles to manage the initial waves of death and disruption caused by the #Covid-19 #pandemic, there is mounting evidence accumulating that “a second wave” linked to rising rates of #mentalhealth and substance use disorders could be building, according to an article published Monday in the medical […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Pandemic #Stress And #StudentAthletes

Juggling the #mental demands of being a college #athlete goes to a whole new level in 2020. Author: Connor Rhiel NORFOLK, Va. — “I don’t think there’s ever been a group that’s having to go through as much as this group right now.” #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Predictions Of More Suicides, Overdoses And #DomesticAbuse During #COVID Are Coming True

#Isolation, economic pressure and family conflict all are major contributors. By Dr. Yalda Safai #Coronavirus: 18 months later As the U.S. hits the grim milestone of 700,000 deaths, ABC News takes a look at the last six months of #coronavirus — how we got here, what went wrong and how it’s still impacting us all. […]

#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 – #SuicidePrevention, #MentalHealth And The Global #Pandemic

Brayden Stephenson, Editor This year brought many unforeseen challenges to the world, and for many people battling a global #pandemic didn’t just mean contracting a #virus: The fear of losing loved ones, being forced to self-isolate and #socialdistance, and losing the opportunity to experience things like high school graduations, were all secondary side effects of […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #COVID-19 Reinforces A Renewed Call to Make #SuicidePrevention a National Priority

NEW YORK, Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A new national survey of over 2,000 U.S. adults ages 18 and older shows that the majority of those surveyed (81%) say that, as a result of the #pandemic, it’s more important than ever to make #suicideprevention a national priority. Conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Covid-19 #School Closings Linked To Increase In #Depression And #Suicide, Study Finds

By Jen Christensen, #CNN An empty classroom in a junior high #school on April 17, 2020 in Jingxian County, Anhui Province of #China. #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for #mentalhealthawarenessandsuicideprevention, especially pertaining to our younger generation of students and student-athletes. Getting men to speak up […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Suicide And #SocialDistancing

People concerned about themselves or a loved one in crisis can call the #NationalSuicidePreventionLifeline at 800-273-8255. #Suicide is a significant issue across the globe. According to SAVE (#Suicide Awareness Voices of Education), nearly 800,000 people die by #suicide across the globe each year, and #suicide is the second leading cause of death in the world […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Why Is The #UnitedStates #Suicide Rate So High?

By Robert Dillard  #Suicide is a significant and often unaddressed public health problem in #America – and it is  getting worse. It currently stands as the tenth leading cause of death in the #UnitedStates, with 48,344 instances reported in 2018 according to the #U.S.CentersforDiseaseControlandPrevention (#CDC). That number is up from 47,173 reported the year before. Alarmingly, the […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Impact Of #Coronavirus #Pandemic Hits Marginalized Groups Hardest

Emily Jenkins receives funding for other #mentalhealth studies from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Public Health Agency of Canada, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research and Community Action Initiative. anne.gadermann@ubc.ca has received funding for other #mentalhealth related research from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, and Social Sciences and […]

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