Tag Archive | #SuicideContagion

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – “#Suicide Is On The Rise In Our #Youth”: #MentalHealthAdvocates Speak Up During #MentalIllnessAwarenessWeek

by: Markeshia Jackson, Olivia Taggart WICHITA COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — Millions of #Americans face the reality of living with a #mentalhealthcondition and all the ways it can directly impact those around them. October third through the ninth is #MentalIllnessAwarenessWeek, and those who work directly to create resources for people living with #mentalillness said everyone can help each other […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Children Will Feel Impact Of #Pandemic On #MentalHealth For Years, #UNICEF Report Says

by: Kori Chambers, Vanessa Freeman This Sunday is #WorldMentalHealthDay. It’s recognized internationally as a day to raise awareness, promote education and advocate against the social #stigma surrounding #mentalhealth.  In honor of #WorldMentalHealthDay, #UNICEF just released a critical report, which found that #children and young people could feel the impact of the #pandemic on their #mentalhealth for many years to […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – As #Student #Violence Surges, Educators Say #MentalHealthIssues Are ‘Absolutely Through The Roof’ And Draining #Teachers

Hannah Towey #Schools around the country are reporting an increase in #student #violence, some targeting #teachers. Educators told Insider it’s likely linked to #mentalhealthissues that worsened over the #pandemic. One counselor said #students are showing symptoms of #PTSD with #depression rates “through the roof.”  At a Florida middle #school, 87 #students have gotten in physical fights since […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – It’s time To Talk About #MentalHealth And #Suicide

The #construction industry has one of the highest #suicide rates of any. It’s time we talked about it and it’s time this changed because it’s important Working in the building and construction industry is extremely demanding. There are huge expectations on the workers in order to fulfill deadlines, as well as working circumstances that may […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Talk To The #Men In Your Life About Their #MentalHealth

Plus how to identify the key signs that someone might be struggling BY AGNIESZKA WALCZUK To mark #WorldMentalHealthDay (10 October), Agnieszka Walczuk, a head Coach at a leading workplace #mentalhealth organisation, Sanctus, shares her advice for talking to the #men in our life about their wellbeing – as well how to identify the key signs that someone […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Talk About #Suicide

Despite an improvement in #mentalhealth awareness in recent years, there is still a long way to go to end the #stigma of #suicide. This #WorldMentalHealthDay we explore why that is and what can be done BY JESSICA DAVIS Trigger warning: mentions of #suicide throughout There are certain things that go right through you. Chalk on a blackboard. Cutlery […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Getting Support From Your Child’s #School

If your #child is having trouble in #school, there are ways to get help. From making small changes in the classroom to unlocking accommodations and special education services, we walk you through the steps of accessing care through your #child’s school. Talking to your #child’s teacher is often the first step to figuring out how […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Find A #Children’s #MentalHealthProfessional

Tips for getting your child evaluated and diagnosed If you think your #child might have a #mentalhealth or learning disorder, getting an evaluation and diagnosis is the first step. But how do you find a professional to diagnose your #child? Here are some ways to find the support your #child needs. Where to start Talk to your […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – I’m Worried About Someone I Know

If someone you know is thinking of suicide, they can call 1-833-456-4566. If they require immediate care, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department. Most often, people experience suicidal thoughts when they have lost hope and feel helpless. They want their pain to end, and they may see no other way out.  It […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Texas #Abortion Ban Is An Assault On #Women’s #MentalHealth

By Nancy Byatt, Jennifer Payne, Evan Eyler and Madeleine Becker As a group of #physicians specializing in #psychiatry and #women’s #mentalhealth, we call attention to the violation of #women’s rights inherent in the Texas ban on #abortion after six weeks. This law, as well as the copycat just-proposed bill in Florida if enacted, will have […]

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