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#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What #Employers Need To Know About #SuicidePrevention

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What #Employers Need To Know About #SuicidePrevention

by  Kayla Follmer Matt C. Howard Summary.   What should organizations do to help prevent #suicide among its #employees — and to help support #suicidesurvivors after the death of a coworker? Research suggest first leaders and managers must recognize the workplace predictors of #suicide. Then, create a respectful…more Between 1999 and 2018, the rate of #suicide deaths in […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What Is #PersistentDepressiveDisorder (#PDD)?

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What Is #PersistentDepressiveDisorder (#PDD)?

#Depression is a term used to describe a group of conditions characterized by mood or cognitive changes. #Persistentdepressivedisorder (#PDD), previously referred to as #dysthymia, is a type of #depression that is low-level and chronic. This form of #depression can be associated with the capability to participate in daily functioning but with a consistently low mood. #Persistentdepressivedisorder […]

#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 – Preventing #Child And #Adolescent #Suicide

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Preventing #Child And #Adolescent #Suicide

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Abiola Asekun, a medical #student at Sumy State University, Ukraine. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical #Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – We Need To Talk About #ClimateChange And #Suicide

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – We Need To Talk About #ClimateChange And #Suicide

The data we have suggests a connection—and the problem may be growing An orange glow hangs over San Francisco during the 2020 wildfire season. Could #climatechange, of all things, finally force #Americans to rethink #suicideprevention? Of the top 10 causes of death in the #UnitedStates, #suicide remains stigmatized among the masses and, even among scholars, poorly […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Men’s #MentalHealth Isn’t Talked About Enough. Here’s Why It’s Important

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Men’s #MentalHealth Isn’t Talked About Enough. Here’s Why It’s Important

Paige Venable Over the years, #mentalhealthissues have become more prevalent due to #socialmedia, the #stress/pressure of #school, and extreme standards set for both #men and #women. Unfortunately, #depression and #anxiety among #boys and #men tend to get widely ignored. Nowadays, society seems to believe that #women are the only ones who experience #mentalillnesses. However, that’s not […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Dear #Parents, #Anxiety In #Kids Is A Serious Problem

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Dear #Parents, #Anxiety In #Kids Is A Serious Problem

Holly*, a casting agent in Austin, Texas, had postpartum #depression with her first #child, Fiona, now 5 years old. Today, Holly takes medication to manage her #anxiety and #depression. But she also worries that #anxiety might someday affect her daughter — and her son, now 3. Holly explains that Fiona could be shy and clingy. “[I] wasn’t sure if […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How The #Pandemic Made The #MentalHealthCrisis Worse For #Teens

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How The #Pandemic Made The #MentalHealthCrisis Worse For #Teens

Eloisa Ramos/Stocksy United Depressive and #anxiety symptoms in #youth doubled during the #pandemic, with 25 percent experiencing depressive symptoms and 20 percent experiencing #anxiety symptoms. Symptoms of #depression had already been rising in #teens in recent years. Data from early 2021 shows that emergency room visits in the U.S. for suspected #suicideattempts were 51 percent […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Suicide/#MentalHealthAwareness: 5 Safe Ways To Get Help

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Suicide/#MentalHealthAwareness: 5 Safe Ways To Get Help

DEREK OSWALD EDITORIAL With May being #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth, and in light of the recent #suicides of high-profile musicians (such as AVICII, #ChrisCornell, #ChesterBennington, and #Naomi Judd), we wanted to let you know you’re not alone. According to the #NationalCenterforHealthStatistics (#NCHS) National Vital Statistics System (NVSS), #suicide has been a leading cause of death in the #UnitedStates for […]

#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 […]

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