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#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Debunking Myths About #Suicide Helps Encourage Compassion And Understanding

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Debunking Myths About #Suicide Helps Encourage Compassion And Understanding

By Kristen Rogers, #CNN Myths about #suicide can exacerbate #stigma, preventing those affected from sharing their stories and getting help. If you or someone you know is struggling with #suicidalthoughts or #mentalhealthmatters, please call the #NationalSuicidePreventionLifeline at 988 or 800-273-8255 to connect with a trained #counselor, or visit the NSPL site. (CNN)Sometimes people who die by suicide […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – People Considering #Suicide Might Show Signs Early On. Here’s What To Watch For

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – People Considering #Suicide Might Show Signs Early On. Here’s What To Watch For

By Kristen Rogers, #CNN Extreme changes in mood can be one warning sign that someone is suicidal. If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts or #mentalhealthmatters, please call the #NationalSuicidePreventionLifeline at 800-273-8255 (or 988 beginning July 16, 2022) to connect with a trained #counselor or visit the NSPL site. (#CNN)#Suicide is a leading cause […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Local Officials: #SocialMedia Impacting #Youth #MentalHealth

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Local Officials: #SocialMedia Impacting #Youth #MentalHealth

The U.S. Surgeon General is warning of a #youth #mentalhealthcrisis and after a string of #youth #suicides in Nampa in the last few months, the Treasure Valley is seeing the impact of that crisis. By: Anna Azallion TREASURE VALLEY, Idaho — The U.S. Surgeon General is warning of a #youth #mentalhealthcrisis and after a string of #youth #suicides in Nampa […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Manage #SuicidalIdeation

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How To Manage #SuicidalIdeation

#SuicidalThoughts, Suicidal Ideas By  Ashley Olivine, Ph.D., MPH  Medically reviewed by  Steven Gans, MD Table of Contents Risk Factors Warning Signs Treatment Management & Prevention Frequently Asked Questions #Suicideideation is thoughts, ideas, wishes, considerations, contemplations, or preoccupations relating to death and #suicide.1 It is sometimes referred to as #suicidalthoughts or #suicidalideas. #Suicide is the second leading cause of […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Every 40 Seconds Someone Commits #Suicide; Here’s How One Can Help Contain The Silent Epidemic

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Every 40 Seconds Someone Commits #Suicide; Here’s How One Can Help Contain The Silent Epidemic

Studies reveal that #suicide is one of the second leading causes of death during the second and third decades of life. The same can partially be prevented by limiting accessibility to #suicide means Surjith Karthikeyan Le Suicidé, by Édouard Manet (1832-83); Buhrle Collection, Zurich, Switzerland. Wikimedia Commons #Suicide is a common phenomenon all over the […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Recruiting More #MentalHealthWorkers Won’t Stop #Suicides. Preventing #ChildAbuse And Neglect Will

Two major reports on #mentalhealth and #suicide released this week suggest two very different solutions to preventing suicides. One, from the House of Representatives Select Committee on #MentalHealth and #SuicidePrevention, recommends putting more resources into the #mentalhealth workforce. This includes recruiting and training more #healthprofessionals. This might sound commendable, but I argue the evidence shows this is unlikely […]

#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 […]

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