Tag Archive | #Whites

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – OPINION: Preventing #Suicide And Caring For #Black Men’s #MentalHealth The Right Way

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – OPINION: Preventing #Suicide And Caring For #Black Men’s #MentalHealth The Right Way

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Black #Youth Face Rising Rates Of #Depression, #Anxiety, #Suicide

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Black #Youth Face Rising Rates Of #Depression, #Anxiety, #Suicide

CAROLYN JONES ALISON YIN FOR EDSOURCE While nearly all #students have faced #mentalhealthchallenges during the #pandemic, rates of #depression and #anxiety are higher among #Black #students. Nearly everyone has experienced a degree of #anxiety or #depression due to the #pandemic. But for young #Black people also confronting persistent #racism and ever-widening inequities, the current moment […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Having The Hard Talk

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Having The Hard Talk

by Special to the AFRO By Nicholas Ibarra | OBSERVER Staff Writer Schea Cotton, a former basketball phenom, was in his early 20s when he first contemplated #suicide. Every time he would drive across the Vincent Thomas Bridge in Los Angeles, he would go back and forth several times, contemplating his actions. “I could just veer […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘It’s Life Or Death’: The #MentalHealthCrisis Among U.S. #Teens

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘It’s Life Or Death’: The #MentalHealthCrisis Among U.S. #Teens

Matt Richtel One evening last April, an anxious and free-spirited 13-year-old girl in suburban Minneapolis sprang furious from a chair in the living room and ran from the house — out a sliding door, across the patio, through the backyard and into the woods. Moments earlier, the girl’s mother, Linda, had stolen a look at […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Despite #Pandemic-Era Drop, #Suicide Threat Remains

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Despite #Pandemic-Era Drop, #Suicide Threat Remains

The U.S. #suicide rate declined in 2020, but unequal shifts and the long-term impacts of the #COVID-19 #pandemic highlight how prevention is still key. By Steven Ross Johnson The nation’s overall #suicide rate fell by 3% from 2019 to 2020, even as research has highlighted the #pandemic’s #mentalhealth toll on #Americans.  The decline in the nation’s #suicide rate […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Data Shows Not Enough Attention Paid to #Suicide in #Black #Children

Written by Olivia Riggio In the last 10 years, suicides among #Black #children aged 5–11 have doubled, while the rate for #white #children of the same age has declined. The National CARES Mentoring Movement, a mentorship organization for #Black #children, and The #AssociationforBlackPsychologists released a report that outlines this crisis and most #physicians lack of awareness surrounding it. The […]

#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 […]

An essay on the importance of interracial friendships

I’ve been saying for years that the only true way for people of other races to really build a true friendship, is to break bread together. My own personal motto has always been, “for a meal… I’ll be there!” And, in doing that, I’ve built dozens of true friendships through the years, especially with white […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #PeopleOfColor face Significant Barriers To #MentalHealthServices

#Racism and #stigma make it harder for people of color to get services, and it’s gotten worse during the #coronavirus #pandemic. By Kristen Rogers, CNN Richelle Concepcion still remembers the name she was called after trying to stop a #White kid who was picking on younger peers on the swim team in high school. “Shut […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Black and #Hispanic #Americans’ #MentalHealth Impacted Disproportionately By #COVID-19

Emily Riemer Get local stories sent straight to your inbox as news breaks. More than 35,000 #Black #Americans have died from #COVID-19 and people of color are infected 2.5 times more often than #white people. The toll isn’t just physical. The #mentalhealth impact is also significant. On the outside, Ivy Watts appeared to have it […]

error

Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word :)

RSS
Follow by Email
YouTube
YouTube
Pinterest
Pinterest
fb-share-icon
LinkedIn
LinkedIn
Share
Instagram
WeChat
WhatsApp