Tag Archive | #Virus

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Predictions Of More Suicides, Overdoses And #DomesticAbuse During #COVID Are Coming True

#Isolation, economic pressure and family conflict all are major contributors. By Dr. Yalda Safai #Coronavirus: 18 months later As the U.S. hits the grim milestone of 700,000 deaths, ABC News takes a look at the last six months of #coronavirus — how we got here, what went wrong and how it’s still impacting us all. […]

#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 – Inequality Displayed Throughout #Pandemic

Alexis Smith While the #coronavirus #pandemic has fatigued the nation for nearly eight months, local #mentalhealthexperts have been preparing for the second curve that the #virus is expected to bring about regarding #mental and #behavioralhealth. One facet of the second curve that has been displayed on a national and local level is how the #pandemic […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Suicide Rates Rise In #Japan Among #Women And #Youth As A Result Of The #Pandemic

According to government data, the number of suicides in August increased by 15.4 per cent to 1,854. Despite a lower rate, the number of women who commit #suicide has increased by about 40 per cent. The number of students, from elementary to high school, taking their own lives has more than doubled compared to the […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Understanding and Addressing #Physician #Suicide

The profession of medicine is an exacting and demanding occupation in the service of helping the physical and #mentalhealth of #patients at their most vulnerable and sick. Ironically, the #mentalhealth and well-being of #physicians themselves may be at risk. A recent report published by Medscape noted the alarmingly high rates of physician #suicide in this country, calling […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #SuicidePrevention, #MentalHealth And The Global #Pandemic

Brayden Stephenson, Editor This year brought many unforeseen challenges to the world, and for many people battling a global #pandemic didn’t just mean contracting a #virus: The fear of losing loved ones, being forced to self-isolate and #socialdistance, and losing the opportunity to experience things like high school graduations, were all secondary side effects of […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Director Gives Guidance For #SuicidePrevention

By Tammie Gercken Staff Writer #SeptemberisNationalSuicidePreventionMonth, and a local #mentalhealth agency is working hard to make sure people have a place to get help if they have thoughts of #suicide. Lynne Grey, MA, LPC, LCAS, CCS, #mentalhealth and substance use disorder clinical director at Partners Health Management in Morganton, said she’s concerned about people with […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Suicide PreventionWeek Highlights Link Between #COVID-19 And Alarming Increase Of People Who ‘Seriously Considered #Suicide’

By MURI ASSUNÇÃO The message from #NationalSuicidePreventionAwarenessWeek is especially important this year. #Mentalhealthissues have increased considerably during the #coronavirus #pandemic, according to a recent report released by the #CentersforDiseaseControlandPrevention, and young adults and racial minorities are among those disproportionately affected. “This #pandemic has created not only the fear of the #virus and so much grief and […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Could #COVID-19 #Pandemic Increase #Physician Burnout, #Suicide?

— “This entire culture has to change,” said Jennifer Feist, sister of #LornaBreen, MD, who died by #suicide by Shannon Firth, On September 17, MedPage Today, recognizes #NationalPhysicianSuicideAwarenessDay. If you or someone you know is considering #suicide, call the #NationalSuicidePreventionHotline at 1-800-273-8255. #Physicians have one of the highest rates of #suicide among all other professions. Approximately 65% of emergency […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Another View: Don’t Forget #MentalHealth Amid #Virus #Pandemic

Don’t forget #mentalhealth amid #virus #pandemic There was a time in #America when discussing #mentalhealth was something that just wasn’t done. Admitting that you were feeling sad or depressed was considered a sign of weakness. Thankfully, many today understand that it actually takes an incredible amount of strength to talk to someone about the #mental […]