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#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 – Pay Attention To The Warning Signs Of #Suicide In #Teens And #Children

Eileen Smith Dallabrida As a #parent or guardian, learn what to watch for and how to help a troubled #teen or #child who may be struggling with #mentalhealth. #Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for young people, after accidents. In Delaware, 8 of out 100,000 #teens ages 15–19 take their own lives, according to […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Q & A With Matthew Sleeth About #MentalHealth And #Suicide

Author of Hope Always: How to Be a Force for Life in a Culture of #Suicide ED STETZER Ed: We’ve heard #suicide described as an epidemic in the U.S. Would you share some of the facts about the prevalence of this issue among #Americans today? Matthew: #Suicide is the second leading cause of death among 10- […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Americans Seek Urgent #MentalHealth Support As #Covid-19 Crisis Ebbs

Hospital ERs across the country say they are overwhelmed by #patients who didn’t receive psychiatric treatment through the #pandemic By Robbie Whelan PITTSBURGH—Before the coronavirus pandemic took hold, psychiatrist Garrett Sparks usually treated about a dozen #patients on his overnight shift in the emergency department at Western Psychiatric Hospital, this city’s biggest #mentalhealth hospital. On a […]

#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 – #Washington #Students Are Facing A #MentalHealthCrisis. Here’s Why #Schools Are On The Front Lines.

By Hannah Furfaro #Education Lab is a #SeattleTimes project that spotlights promising approaches to persistent challenges in public education. The #SeattleFoundation serves as fiscal sponsor for Education Lab, which is supported by grants from the #Bill&MelindaGatesFoundation, #Amazon and City University of Seattle. Learn more about Ed Lab.  It’s Jan. 26, a Tuesday. But it could be any day, […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – ‘All Kinds Of Trauma’: #Students Are Returning To #School, But Are We Ready To Help Them Cope?

By Jenny Brundin Rosalinda Guzman was inside a bathroom stall at school when something begged for attention. It was on the door, where the school posts announcements. “That little tiny piece of paper was just so different from everything else that it really caught my eye,” said the 18-year-old student from Kersey who attends Windsor Charter Academy.  […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Students Crushed By #Stress, #Depression Are Back In Class. Here’s How #Schools Meet Their Needs

Alia Wong, A #youth #mentalhealthcrisis was percolating for years. Rates of #anxiety and #depression had been on the rise. In 2017, #suicide became the second leading cause of death for people ages 10 through 24.   Then came #COVID-19. #Americans of all ages say the #pandemic has taken a toll on their #mentalhealth, but the trend has been especially pronounced among young people.  The […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – After Generations Of Cultural #Stigma Surrounding #MentalHealth, #AsianAmericans Learn It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

After generations of cultural stigma surrounding mental health, Asian Americans learn it’s okay to not be okay Zachary Ching has known #anxiety since he was 4 years old. He dates it back to around the time he began elementary school in Singapore. In that country, there is a more intense focus on education and how […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Seeing Rise In #Suicides Among #Black Cook County Residents, City Officials And #MentalHealthExperts Work On Outreach

By ALISON BOWEN #Mentalhealthchallenges among young and older #Black Chicagoans were amplified in 2020 by the disproportionate impact of #COVID-19 and trauma from #police brutality. With 97 #Black Cook County residents dying by #suicide last year, ranging in age from 9 to 84, according to the medical examiner’s office, city officials and #mentalhealthadvocates say they have […]

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