Tag Archive | #UnitedStates

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Intersection Of Multiple Social Identities May Increase #SuicideRisk For #Lesbian, #Gay, And #Bisexual #Adults

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Intersection Of Multiple Social Identities May Increase #SuicideRisk For #Lesbian, #Gay, And #Bisexual #Adults

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 9 2021 #Suicide risk among lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults varies considerably depending on the intersection between sexual identity and other aspects of identity, such as gender, age, and race/ethnicity, according to a study led by researchers at the #NationalInstituteofMentalHealth (NIMH), part of the #NationalInstitutesofHealth. The study, which examined data from […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Shatter The Myths About #Suicide And Kids Of Color | Expert Opinion

#Doctors from the #AmericanPsychiatricAssociation say that #medicalprofessionals and researchers must rededicate themselves to ensuring that young #peopleofcolor receive #mentalhealthservices. #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 up and reach out […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #RuralAreas Have Fewer #MentalHealthServices For Young People, But Great Need

By Addy Hatch, #WSU College of Nursing Very #ruralareas in the #UnitedStates have fewer #mentalhealthservices for #young people, yet that’s where the help is needed the most, says a study led by Janessa Graves of the #WashingtonStateUniversity College of Nursing, published last week in JAMA Network Open. Previous studies have shown that the #suicide rate among #young […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Struggling With #MentalHealth – #Farmers Among Those Most Likely To Die By #Suicide

by: Kaisha Batman FORD COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) – A recent study by the #CDC found that over the past two decades, #suicide rates across the #UnitedStates have increased by 40%. Part of the population hit hardest, live in rural areas. The #CDC reports that #suicide rates in #ruralcounties are 1.7 times the rate of those in urban counties, raising concern […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #WorldMentalHealthDay Takes On New Urgency During #Pandemic

Dr. Ubaid Kohkhar ORANGE PARK – Orange Park Medical Center is looking to reach out to the community on #WorldMentalHealthDay on Saturday, to help those affected by the #COVID-19 #pandemic find ways to cope and heal.   The very strategies set in place to help keep us physically healthy during the #COVID-19 #pandemic have had an adverse […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – How To Prepare For The Coming #MentalHealth #Pandemic

The psychological damage from disasters like #Covid-19 can last for years. Here’s what we should do now — including create a national, 3-digit #suicide hotline. The combined impact on the nation’s #mentalhealth is becoming rapidly apparent with national increases in suicidal thoughts, alcohol sales and a 1,000 percent increase in crisis hotline use. By NINA VASAN and MARISA […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Mental Burden: Experts Concerned About Impact Of #Pandemic On #MentalHealth

By Andy East  Health experts across the country, including in Bartholomew County, are expressing concern that the #coronavirus #pandemic is fueling a #mentalhealthcrisis that could stretch beyond providers’ capacity and leave behind a long-lasting impact on society. Nearly four times as many #adults in the #UnitedStates are reporting symptoms of #anxiety and #depression compared to the […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #SuicidePrevention: We’re #AllInThisTogether

SHARON L. BLACK #Suicideprevention is everyone’s job. It’s the role of faith-based communities, individuals, groups, organizations and communities. We all must spread awareness, offer hope and know that recovery is possible. Every 12 minutes a person dies from #suicide in the #UnitedStates. That means someone’s brother, sister, mother, dad or loved one. Further, the #suicide […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #iUnderstand: Show Support, Start The Conversation, Reduce #Stigma Surrounding #MentalHealth

by: Jordan Carson GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV)-We are thrilled to welcome #iUnderstand as a community partner of Live Local-Give Local, at WOOD TV8/WOTV4. #Suicide is the second leading cause of death for people age 10-34. i understand is a non-profit organization that offers compassionate comfort to those affected by #suicide and #mentalillness. #iunderstand believes in a future where the #stigma […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealthIssues Skyrocket As #Pandemic Wears On

Sarah Chamberlain Contributor Insights into policy and its underlying effect on #women. According to data from the #WorldHealthOrganization, someone commits #suicide every 40 seconds – 800,000 per year – and for every #suicide, 20 more were attempted. That means 5-7 people will commit #suicide during the time it takes you to read this article. The CARE […]

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