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Tag Archive | #Students

#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 – For Some #US #Muslims, Raw Talk On #Suicide, #MentalHealth

BY MARIAM FAM Dr. Rania Awaad was attending a virtual religion program this Ramadan when discussion turned to an unexpected question: Is it religiously acceptable to say a prayer for someone who died by #suicide? #Suicide is a complex and delicate topic that Awaad, as director of the #Muslim #MentalHealth & Islamic Psychology Lab at […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Preserving Medical #Student #MentalHealth

#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 and reach out for help and assistance is one of my passions. Us men need to not suffer in silence or drown […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #HopeSquad Program In #Schools Help #Teens Identify Peers At #Suicide Risk

  If you have thoughts of #suicide, call #NationalSuicidePreventionLifeline at 1-800-273-8255 CINCINNATI, Ohio (Ivanhoe Newswire) – The #suicide rate for kids ages 10 through 14 tripled from 2007 to 2017. In 2019, #suicide rates among older #teens and young #adults reached the highest point in almost two decades. And experts aren’t yet sure what impact […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Difficult Conversation Surrounding #Suicide

“This is their life — this is very real” By: Eileen Buckley BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — “It’s so important to take action if you are worried about someone who may be in trouble,” remarked Timothy Gordon, Vice President, Student Affairs, SUNY Buffalo State. The Buffalo State campus now in mourning over the apparent death by #suicide of […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Best Life: Silent Signs To Help With Children’s #MentalHealth

#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 and reach out for help and assistance is one of my passions. Us men need to not suffer in silence or drown […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – The Rise Of #Suicide Rates During Spring

Content Warning: This article contains information about #mentalillness and #suicide.  Contrary to popular belief — according to Adam Kaplin, an assistant professor of psychiatry and #behavior sciences at John Hopkins — recent studies show that #suicide rates actually peak in the spring rather than the winter. “In April, May and June, the #suicide rate goes up […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Pandemic Takes Heavy Toll On #Youth #MentalHealth

Senate committee gets schooled on how the country needs to escalate response by Shannon Firth Psychiatrist Tami Benton, MD, had a 5-year-old #patient threaten to run into traffic to end her life. When Benton asked the girl what she thought would happen after she died, the girl replied, “‘I will come back tomorrow, and I’ll be […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Pandemic Inflames #MentalHealthCrisis

By Julie Murray   On Jan. 24, The #NewYorkTimes aimed a grim spotlight at Nevada in an article about the surge of #student suicides since March 2020, and the resulting public pressure to reopen Las Vegas #schools for in-person learning. Here in the Silver State, we face not one but two pandemics: #COVID-19 and a […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Impact Of The #COVID-19 #Pandemic On #Adolescent #MentalHealth

Tori Rodriguez Even before the #COVID-19 #pandemic began, concerning #mentalhealth trends and major treatment gaps were noted among #adolescents in the #UnitedStates. According to data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, an estimated 13.3% of US #adolescents aged 12-17 experienced at least 1 episode of major depressive disorder in 2017, yet 60.1% […]

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