Tag Archive | Transgender

#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 – #ConversionTherapy Linked to Psychological Distress and #Suicide Among #Transgender Adults

Laurel Ranger Exposure to gender identity conversion efforts (GICE) among #transgender individuals is associated with poor mental health in adulthood, according to a study published in JAMA Psychiatry. #Transgender adults have a high risk for adverse #mentalhealth outcomes, with a 41% lifetime prevalence of #suicide attempts among this population. Although state-level bans on GICE have focused on licensed #mentalhealthprofessionals, nonlicensed […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – New Survey Finds #Suicide Is a Major Risk for #LGBTQ Youth

The Trevor Project report draws from the largest ever look at the demographic’s mental health By CHIP BROWNLEE A couple holds hands during a pride parade.   #Suicide rates in the #UnitedStates have skyrocketed over the past two decades, but a new report from the #TrevorProject—the world’s largest #suicideprevention organization for #lesbian, #gay, #bisexual, #transgender, and #queer youth—suggests […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – 1 In 5 #Queer Young Adults Attempted #Suicide In The Past Year, Study Shows

Experts say mental health issues aren’t widespread in the LGBTQ community because of identity or orientation ? it’s because of discrimination. ByLindsay Holmes #Mentalhealth should be taken seriously no matter what, but a new study shows it’s an especially pressing issue in the #queer community.   The Trevor Project, a #suicide prevention and crisis intervention […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – New Survey Gives Snapshot of #LGBTQ #MentalHealth, #Suicide Risk

The Trevor Project’s first National Survey on #LGBTQ Youth #MentalHealth was released this week — and its results are disturbing. Among the more dramatic results are numbers on #suicidalideation and #suicide attempts among #LGBTQ youth. Thirty-nine percent of #LGBTQ young people surveyed seriously considered #suicide in the year leading up to the survey. That number was 54 […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – Watch ‘You’re Not Alone,’ a Documentary on #YouthMentalHealth

Rory Linnane, Milwaukee Journal SentinelPublished 6:00 a.m. CT May 10, 2019 Tune in here at 7:30 p.m. Thursday to see the live premiere of “#You’reNotAlone,” which follows four young people from Wisconsin as they navigate #mentalhealthchallenges. The program is a collaboration between USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin and Milwaukee PBS. It’s an extension of the Kids in Crisis […]

James Donaldson on Mental Health – Study: Transgender Teens at Higher Risk of Violence, Suicide Attempts

James Donaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for mental health awareness and suicide prevention, especially pertaining to our younger generation of students and student-athletes. Getting men to speak up and reach out for help and assistance is one of my passions. Us men need to […]

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