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#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #BodyImage Affects Half Of #Men’s #MentalHealth, New Study Shows

By Michael Baggs Almost half of UK #men say poor #bodyimage has affected their #mentalhealth, according to a new study. Research by #suicideprevention charity Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) and Instagram found 48% of #men aged 16-40 had struggled because of how they feel about their body. Of 2,000 males asked, 58% said the #pandemic […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Prioritizing Children’s #MentalHealth

Here’s how #healthprofessionals are using research and innovative practices to address #suicideprevention, trauma and substance use disorder in #children and #adolescents. Laura Cassar “The numbers are staggering,” said Larry Burns, president and CEO of The Children’s Foundation. “As a foundation, we are committed to taking the lead on supporting children’s health and wellness by guiding […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Opinion: We Have To Identify What’s Driving Increased #Anxiety, #Depression And #Suicide In #Children

I’ve worked as a child #psychiatrist at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego for the past decade. During that time, we’ve seen emergency visits for #behavioralhealth needs increase by a factor of 17. By BENJAMIN MAXWELL Maxwell, M.D., is medical director of inpatient psychiatry and interim director of #child and #adolescent psychiatry at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego. He […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Mother And #Daughter Talk Openly About #Anxiety, #Depression, And #Suicide

By: Tracy Sears RICHMOND, Va. — Love and laughter holds the Easter family together. Gabi Easter and her mother Shannon both said the foundation of their family is built on trust and openness with each other. “I had a very difficult childhood and was raised in a tumultuous abusive home,” Shannon said. “I lost my sister […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – ‘#Nurses Are Hurting’: The Latest Organizations, Efforts To Support The #MentalHealth Of #Nurses

#Nurses already felt overwhelmed before the #COVID-19 #pandemic and this just worsened it. But reducing #stigma and discussing #mentalhealth can help. This story discusses suicide. If you or someone you know is at risk of #suicide please call the U.S. #NationalSuicidePreventionLifeline at 800-273-8255, text HOME to 741741 or go to SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources for additional resources. For eight years, Tiffany Smith […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MayIsMentalHealthAwarenessMonth

This past year presented so many different challenges and obstacles that tested our strength and resiliency. The #COVID-19 #pandemic forced us as Mississippians to cope with situations we never even imagined, and a lot of us struggled with our #mentalhealth as a result.  In the face of an unparalleled situation that affected communities all around our […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – ‘All Kinds Of Trauma’: #Students Are Returning To #School, But Are We Ready To Help Them Cope?

By Jenny Brundin Rosalinda Guzman was inside a bathroom stall at school when something begged for attention. It was on the door, where the school posts announcements. “That little tiny piece of paper was just so different from everything else that it really caught my eye,” said the 18-year-old student from Kersey who attends Windsor Charter Academy.  […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #COVID-19 And #Suicide

On Jan 21, 1668, the English civil servant and diarist Samuel Pepys received an urgent message from his cousin, Kate Joyce. “If I would see her husband alive,” Pepys wrote, “I must come presently.” He hurried to his relatives’ house and found Anthony Joyce gravely ill: “his breath rattled in his throat…all despair of him, […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Suicidal Thoughts Are Increasing In Young #Kids, Experts Say. It Began Before The #Pandemic.

“We need to open our eyes to the fact that this is going on,” said one psychiatry professor, who found many #parents do not know when their #children are in crisis. By Tyler Kingkade and Elizabeth Chuck The youngsters come in with tears in their eyes, or their fists clenched in anger. Sometimes, they show no emotion at […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Suicidal Thoughts Double For #Men And Increase Three-Fold For #Women Over The Last Decade

While #socialmedia has been popular for more than a decade, its influence on our lives seems to be detrimentally snowballing with over a third of #men (37%) replying that #socialmedia has had a negative impact on how they feel, which may be further reflected in that the number of #men who are worried about their […]

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