Tag Archive | #SocialMedia

#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 – As #Student #Violence Surges, Educators Say #MentalHealthIssues Are ‘Absolutely Through The Roof’ And Draining #Teachers

Hannah Towey #Schools around the country are reporting an increase in #student #violence, some targeting #teachers. Educators told Insider it’s likely linked to #mentalhealthissues that worsened over the #pandemic. One counselor said #students are showing symptoms of #PTSD with #depression rates “through the roof.”  At a Florida middle #school, 87 #students have gotten in physical fights since […]

#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 – #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 – #SuicidePrevention: We’re #AllInThisTogether

SHARON L. BLACK #Suicideprevention is everyone’s job. It’s the role of faith-based communities, individuals, groups, organizations and communities. We all must spread awareness, offer hope and know that recovery is possible. Every 12 minutes a person dies from #suicide in the #UnitedStates. That means someone’s brother, sister, mother, dad or loved one. Further, the #suicide […]

#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 – #SocialMedia Use May Play Important Role In #Youth #Suicide, Expert Says

Digital experiences among adolescents may significantly impact their #mentalhealth and well-being, according to a presenter at the American Psychiatric Nurses Association Annual Conference. Jamie Zelazny, PhD, RN, assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, noted that #suicide is the second-leading cause of death among individuals aged 10 to 24 years. Further, #suicide rates […]

#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 – #SuicidePreventionMonth Emphasizes Self-care For #MentalHealth

By KRYSTAL NURSEThe Sun Less restrictive #COVID-19 measures have prompted more business reopenings, but with them come fear, #anxiety and #stress about living safely in the #pandemic. Enter #mentalhealthadvocates and nonprofits. Elizabeth Roithmayr, director of the New Jersey chapter of the #AmericanFoundationforSuicidePrevention (AFSP), said studies are not conclusive regarding #COVID’s effects on individual #mentalhealth, but […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Breaking The Toxic Combination Of #Sports And #MentalHealth

By Karl Ludwig It would not be a stretch to call 2020 one of the hardest years, collectively, for #Americans in recent memory. Aside from the obvious with #COVID-19 lockdowns and the more than 190,000 deaths (as it stands), racial tensions are at the highest level since the Civil Rights era, the sky above San Francisco […]