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#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – #MentalHealth Resources: How To Get Help For Yourself Or Your Loved Ones

If you’re experiencing an emergency or need help right away, please call 911.  #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 for help and assistance is one […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – More U.S. #Veterans Have Committed #Suicide In The Last Decade Than Died In The #Vietnam War

By Marco Margaritoff Since 2008, more than 60,000 #U.S. #veterans have taken their own lives, with more than half of those deaths via firearms U.S. Department of Defense/Senior Airman Donald Hudson Veterans pay their respects at a #VeteransDay ceremony in Japan in 2017. 6,139 #veterans killed themselves that year. When #soldiers return home from war, they […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – #Suicide Has Been Deadlier Than Combat For The Military

The #Pentagon has made strides in helping those in need, but the rate of deaths is rising. By Carol Giacomo Struggling with #mental demons, Kayla Williams went to her bathroom and held a gun in her hand, contemplating #suicide. It was 2004, and she’d been home for only a few months after serving as an Army […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Suicide Has Been Deadlier Than Combat For The #Military

The Pentagon has made strides in helping those in need, but the rate of deaths is rising. By Carol Giacomo Ms. Giacomo is a member of the editorial board. Struggling with #mental demons, Kayla Williams went to her bathroom and held a gun in her hand, contemplating suicide. It was 2004, and she’d been home for […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – In this #SuicidePrevention Month, Let’s End The #Stigma And Talk About #MentalHealth

“While there is no one cause for #suicide, doing away with the #stigma and having an open dialogue about #mentalhealth is one place to start prevention. #JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth –  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 […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – #Veteran #Suicides Increase Despite Host Of Prevention, #MentalHealth Efforts

By: Leo Shane III ?  #Veterans #suicides rose in 2017 despite concerted efforts in recent years from federal officials and lawmakers to address #mentalhealth and emergency intervention services within the military community. #VeteransAffairs officials noted in a new analysis released Friday that because of a data delay, their report does not take into effect any new initiatives put in place […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – If We Want To Address The Crisis of #Veteran #Suicide, We Must Acknowledge Its History

BY SIMON HAROLD WALKER In 2018, 33-year-old American Marine veteran Justin Miller died by suicide in the parking lot of the very organization he had turned to for help. After four days in the Minneapolis Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Hospital, Miller had been released and immediately took his own life. Between October 2017 and November 2018, 18 additional […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – How #PeteButtigieg Would Tackle The #MentalHealth And Addiction Crisis

DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES POLICIES How Pete Buttigieg would tackle the #mentalhealth and addiction crisis By BRIANNA EHLEY #Democratic presidential #candidate #PeteButtigieg on Friday unveiled a plan to bolster #mentalhealth and addiction services his campaign estimates would cost about $300 billion to coincide with a campaign stop in Manchester, New Hampshire — a state hit hard by the […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – Point of View: Reducing #Stigma Of #MentalHealth Is Key To Reducing #Suicide Deaths

The recent #suicide deaths of two students who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and a father who lost his daughter at Sandy Hook Elementary School are heartbreaking reminders of the trauma that school or workplace violence can inflict on survivors. They also underscore the need for treatment and support, long after […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – VERIFY: Do 500 #Veterans On Average Die By #Suicide Every Month?

A viewer asked us to fact check a number he found staggering. 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 for help and assistance is one of […]

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