Tag Archive | #Transgender

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How #Social And #Political Issues Affect The #MentalHealth Of #LGBTQ #Youth

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How #Social And #Political Issues Affect The #MentalHealth Of #LGBTQ #Youth

New research from The #TrevorProject found that #social and #political issues can greatly impact the #mentalhealth and overall well-being of #LGBTQ #youth. #Racism, #homophobia, school safety, gun violence, and policies targeting the rights of #LGBTQ people were all named as distressing concerns for #LGBTQ #youth. Ongoing exposure to hostile rhetoric can lead an #LGBTQ young […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 45% Of #LGBTQ #Youth Seriously Considered #Suicide In The Past Year, Trevor Project Survey Finds

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 45% Of #LGBTQ #Youth Seriously Considered #Suicide In The Past Year, Trevor Project Survey Finds

BY TORI B. POWELL Forty-five percent of young #LGBTQ people seriously considered attempting #suicide in 2021, according to a survey published Wednesday by the #LGBTQ #mentalhealth nonprofit the #TrevorProject. It’s the third consecutive year that rates of #suicidalideation have increased among #LGBTQ #youth, the organization said.  “We must recognize that #LGBTQ young people face stressors simply for […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Is It So Hard To Find A #Therapist? These Barriers Stop Washingtonians From Getting Help

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Is It So Hard To Find A #Therapist? These Barriers Stop Washingtonians From Getting Help

By  Hannah Furfaro  #SeattleTimes #MentalHealthProject reporter Three years ago, therapist Canh Tran suddenly found himself on the frustrated end of a long string of phone calls.  Tran knew very well that many of his clients had struggled to find a suitable #therapist. Now he was the one dialing the phone, seeking help for himself.  Straight […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Acceptance Significantly Reduces #SuicideRisk For #Intersex #Youths, Report Finds

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Acceptance Significantly Reduces #SuicideRisk For #Intersex #Youths, Report Finds

#Intersex #youths face a disproportionate risk of #suicide, but research shows that having one accepting #parent can reduce the risk by 55 percent. A Progress Pride flag and rainbow flags at the Stonewall National Monument in New York, N.Y., on June 1, 2020. #LGBTQ #youths who are also #intersex — an umbrella term that describes […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How #Stigma Prevents People From Accessing #MentalHealthCare And What Can Be Done About It

By Hannah Furfaro Seattle Times staff reporter The #MentalHealthProject is a #SeattleTimes initiative focused on covering #mental and #behavioralhealthissues. It is funded by Ballmer Group, a national organization focused on economic mobility for children and families. The #SeattleTimes maintains editorial control over work produced by this team. In the days after Jennifer Stuber’s husband Matt died […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – How To Recognize Warning Signs Of #Suicide

By WCAX News Team BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – How do you recognize when someone may be thinking of self-harm or #suicide? It’s a question we’re asking during #suicidepreventionmonth. According to the Vermont Department of Health, only a third of people who died by #suicide in Vermont reported a history of #mentalhealthtreatment. Because most people who take […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Early Care Leads To Better #MentalHealth For #Transgender Youths, Study Finds

#Trans youths who get gender-affirming care earlier in life are less likely to face issues like #depression and #anxiety, a study published in Pediatrics found. By Julie Moreau #Transgender #children who receive gender-affirming medical care earlier in their lives are less likely to experience #mentalhealthissues like #depression and #anxiety, according to a new study published in the journal […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #LGBT #Teens, #Bullying,And #Suicide

What are the causes and how can we help? Harold S. Koplewicz, MD In recent years we’ve seen a tragic number of #gay #teens, ending their own lives after enduring anti-gay #bullying. Eighteen-year-old Tyler Clementi, 15-year-old Billy Lucas, and 13-year-olds Asher Brown and Seth Walsh were living in different corners of America—New Jersey, Indiana, Texas, and […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Shaping Conversations About #Men’s #MentalHealth

Shaping conversationsabout #Men’s #MentalHealth Please note the following blog discusses men’s #mentalhealth and #suicide. Support services are provided below if you find any of the information distressing. It’s time #men had an open conversation about a topic that many of us aren’t great at talking about: our #mentalhealth. To be very clear from the outset, […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealthAwareness: #PostTraumaticStressDisorder (#PTSD)

#MentalHealthAwareness: #PostTraumaticStressDisorder BY ELIZABETH MILLER June is #PostTraumaticStressDisorder Awareness month. Today, and every June 27th, is #PTSD awareness day. According to the #NationalInstituteofMentalHealth, #PTSD affected around 3.6% of the adult U.S. population in the last year. #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for #mentalhealthawarenessandsuicideprevention, especially […]

error

Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word :)

RSS
Follow by Email
YouTube
YouTube
Pinterest
Pinterest
fb-share-icon
LinkedIn
LinkedIn
Share
Instagram
WeChat
WhatsApp