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#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 5 #NCAA #Athletes Die By #Suicide Since March, Columbus Experts Address #Youth #MentalHealth

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 5 #NCAA #Athletes Die By #Suicide Since March, Columbus Experts Address #Youth #MentalHealth

by Kate Siefert A Liberty softball player wears a purple ribbon in her hair during a game against Tennessee at Liberty Softball Stadium in Lynchburg, Va. on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 The ribbon is to honor #JamesMadisonUniversity softball sophomore catcher #LaurenBernett who recently died. Griffin also shares the same jersey number as Bernett. #James Donaldson notes: […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Addressing The Lack Of Diversity In The #MentalHealth Field

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Addressing The Lack Of Diversity In The #MentalHealth Field

By Rebecca Kim Despite our nation’s growing diversity and the disproportionately higher rate at which #peopleofcolor (POC) experience adverse #mentalhealth outcomes and barriers to care, the #mentalhealth workforce is largely white. According to a report from the #AmericanPsychologicalAssociation, 86% of U.S. psychologists in 2015 were white, and in 2019, the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that close to 70% of […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Easy Daily Changes You Can Make To Help Your #MentalHealth

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Easy Daily Changes You Can Make To Help Your #MentalHealth

Caitlin Flynn When it comes to protecting your #mentalhealth, little choices you make in the morning can make all the difference. While no morning will ever look like a beautiful instagram-friendly scene of journaling, coffee and silence and it’s unlikely you’ll have your family consistently doing nighttime gratitude exercises or yoga, you can take steps to adjust […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 4 Ways We Can Boost #Washington’s #MentalHealth Workforce, From People In The Industry

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 4 Ways We Can Boost #Washington’s #MentalHealth Workforce, From People In The Industry

  By Michelle Baruchman  #SeattleTimes #MentalHealthProject engagement editor The #MentalHealthProject is a #SeattleTimes initiative focused on covering mental and #behavioralhealth issues. It is funded by Ballmer Group, a national organization focused on economic mobility for #children and families. The #SeattleTimes maintains editorial control over work produced by this team. Washington’s #mentalhealthworkers are leaving their jobs in droves. […]

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Are More #Black Kids Suicidal? A Search For Answers

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Are More #Black Kids Suicidal? A Search For Answers

#Mentalhealthexperts assumed that people of all races had the same risk factors for self-harm. Emerging evidence suggests that is not the case. By Christina Caron Joe was 17 when he decided life wasn’t worth living. He was tired of the violence in his Boston neighborhood, where his older brother had spent more than a year recovering […]

#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 – Opinion: The Tragic Consequences of #School Closures for #Students’ #MentalHealth

By Mark Powell #School closures were intended to keep students safe during the #COVID-19 #pandemic, but for many #students this has ushered in a different set of dangers: #anxiety, #depression and other serious #mentalhealthconditions that negatively affect students and their families. The data speaks for itself: there have been no reported #COVID-19 related deaths in […]

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