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#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – The #Pandemic Worsened A #MentalHealthCrisis For Young People

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – The #Pandemic Worsened A #MentalHealthCrisis For Young People

The U.S. surgeon general, Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, at the White House in July. The #UnitedStates surgeon general warned last month that young people are facing “devastating” #mentalhealtheffects as a result of the challenges experienced by their generation, including the #coronavirus #pandemic. The message came as part of a rare public advisory from the nation’s […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth- Former Miss USA Jumps to Her Death From New York City Skyscraper

AJ McDougall #CheslieKryst, who won the #MissUSA sash in 2019, has died after a fall from her high-rise Manhattan apartment building. She was 30. Her family confirmed Kryst’s death in a Sunday statement. “Her great light was one that inspired others around the world with her beauty and strength,” it read. “She cared, she loved, […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – 9 Supportive Resources For People Having Suicidal Thoughts

By Alice Broster Accessing the support you need at a time like this is more important than ever. A recent study conducted by the University of Glasgow has found that #COVID-19 has had a “major impact” on #mentalhealth, with increased numbers of people experiencing suicidal thoughts. This was even more common among #young people. Here are […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – A ‘Second Wave’ Of #MentalHealth Devastation Due To #Covid-19 Is Imminent, Experts Say

By Naomi Thomas and Sam Romano, CNN While the world struggles to manage the initial waves of death and disruption caused by the #Covid-19 #pandemic, there is mounting evidence accumulating that “a second wave” linked to rising rates of #mentalhealth and substance use disorders could be building, according to an article published Monday in the medical […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Transgender #Adolescents At Increased Risk For Numerous #MentalHealthChallenges

#Transgender or #gender-nonconforming #adolescents may have increased risk for various #mentalhealthchallenges, according to results of a cross-sectional survey study published in JAMA Network Open. #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 […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Data Shows Not Enough Attention Paid to #Suicide in #Black #Children

Written by Olivia Riggio In the last 10 years, suicides among #Black #children aged 5–11 have doubled, while the rate for #white #children of the same age has declined. The National CARES Mentoring Movement, a mentorship organization for #Black #children, and The #AssociationforBlackPsychologists released a report that outlines this crisis and most #physicians lack of awareness surrounding it. The […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Former #SeattleSuperSonic, #JamesDonaldson, Dedicates Life To #MentalHealthAwareness, #SuicidePrevention

by Gregg Hersholt Click to hear the audio and then click on photo. Life in #Seattle after the #NBA was good for James Donaldson. The former #SeattleSupersonic owned a successful physical therapy business in Mill Creek and a home in Magnolia. But a series of life-threatening surgeries brought on #financial disaster and he lost all of […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – 5 Myths About #MentalIllness: Find Help, Hope And Healing

By Erica Quinlan INDIANAPOLIS — #Mentalhealth was the key topic at the second annual Healing the Heartland program hosted by AgrIInstitute. #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 […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Former #StudentAthlete Dies By #Suicide; His Family Uses Tragedy To Help Others

Former Bonneville High School #studentathlete Braydon Pugmire. | Courtesy Brad Barlow UCON — From the outside, 17-year-old Braydon Pugmire seemed like a typical successful #teen. He played on the Bonneville High School #football and #basketball teams, and he served on the student council. He was active in his Latter-day Saint congregation, he got his Eagle Scout rank, […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Suicide Is Growing #Health Crisis For #AfricanAmerican Youth

She started having suicidal thoughts at 11 or 12. She didn’t know the words to name it. She had no idea what it was, but she consistently had these urges to end her life. “I just wanted to be dead,” she says. One night when she was 24, and already long diagnosed with clinical #depression, […]

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