Tag Archive | #Students

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – No Known #MentalHealth Concerns Before One In Three #Student Suicides

Dr Sue Bagshaw discusses why #students don’t seek professional medical help Trustworthy, accurate and reliable news stories are more important now than ever. Support our newsrooms by making a contribution. CONTENT WARNING: #SUICIDE Every year about 580 people are lost to #suicide in New Zealand, many of them #students. A Stuff examination of 270 coroners’ reports of student […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Suicide Rates Rise In #Japan Among #Women And #Youth As A Result Of The #Pandemic

According to government data, the number of suicides in August increased by 15.4 per cent to 1,854. Despite a lower rate, the number of women who commit #suicide has increased by about 40 per cent. The number of students, from elementary to high school, taking their own lives has more than doubled compared to the […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Schools Stare Down #Teen #MentalHealth Crisis As They Prepare For Largely Virtual Year

By Elizabeth Hardison Pennsylvania #schools have retrofitted buildings and overhauled class schedules to protect public health this fall – but they’ve said less about how they’ll support their #students’ #mentalhealth, even though state and federal data show that #young people are increasingly contemplating #suicide and self harm.  #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Remains Prominent Issue As #Pandemic Persists

Cole Bursch, Contributing Writer Editor’s note: If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts, call the #NationalSuicidePreventionHelpline at 800-273-8255. Quarantine has been a time fraught with #isolation, increased #anxieties and an abyss of unknowns for some #students at DePaul struggling with #mentalillness. Being a full-time college #student is already a stressful endeavor, and according […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Matters: When ‘Back To #School’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Back In #School’

Annie Lindgren Annie Lindgren Poudre School District (PSD) #students went ‘Back to School’ on August 24, 2020, though they will be learning remotely rather than attending in person. #School administration, #teachers, and #parents have all had difficult decisions to make over the past month in preparation. Everyone is experiencing a #school year like never before. […]

#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 – We Can All Do Something To Prevent #Suicide

By: Guest Opinion Each September during #SuicidePreventionAwarenessMonth, I reflect on the progress Arizona has made in addressing a critical public health issue. On average, 1,400 Arizonans die by #suicide each year, a number that has wide-reaching consequences for families and our larger communities. These deaths are preventable. I’m heartened, however, by new momentum, energy, and funding […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Back To #School Is Not Back To Normal And #COVID-19 Can Take #MentalHealth Toll On #Kids

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Parents across Central Ohio are concerned about the toll the #pandemic is taking on their #children. Some districts are still grappling with whether to bring #kids back to #school in-person or remotely. Cara Stefanko has two daughters in the Olentangy School District. She’s advocating for #students to be allowed to come back to […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Racial Discrimination Linked To #Suicide

by Laurie Fickman, In this age of #racial reckoning, new research findings indicate that #racial discrimination is so painful that it is linked to the ability to die by #suicide, a presumed prerequisite for being able to take one’s own life. However, the ability to emotionally and psychologically reframe a transgression can mitigate its harmful […]

#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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