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#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Toll From #Isolation Affecting Kids On Reentry

From suicidal crises to #mental fatigue, many U.S. kids are facing challenges navigating reentry after more than a year of living in a #pandemic By LINDSEY TANNER After two suicidal crises during #pandemic #isolation, 16-year-old Zach Sampson feels stronger but worries his social skills have gone stale. Amara Bhatia has overcome her #pandemic frustrations but the […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – For Some #US #Muslims, Raw Talk On #Suicide, #MentalHealth

BY MARIAM FAM Dr. Rania Awaad was attending a virtual religion program this Ramadan when discussion turned to an unexpected question: Is it religiously acceptable to say a prayer for someone who died by #suicide? #Suicide is a complex and delicate topic that Awaad, as director of the #Muslim #MentalHealth & Islamic Psychology Lab at […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – No Increase In #Suicide Rate Despite Lockdown #MentalHealth Fears

There was no real increase in the number of suicides in the Netherlands last year, despite fears about the impact of #coronavirus on #mentalhealth, preliminary figures from national statistics agency CBS published on Wednesday show. In total, 1,229 #men and 596 #women ended their lives last year, or an average of five people per day. […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Fighting The #Stigma Of #MentalHealth, #Suicide Among #Black Families

by: Hattie Hawks COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Over the course of 30 years, the rate of #Black #children attempting #suicide has risen more than 70 percent. “For years, I was left to deal with emotions that I didn’t know how to deal with,” said Summer Godbolt, a #mentalhealth advocate who faced her own struggles. Emotions of betrayal, […]

#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 – Many #Rape #Victims #Suffer #MentalDisorders, Have Suicidal Thoughts

Professor Kingsley Akhigbe is a consultant psychiatrist at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Edo State. He talks to ALEXANDER OKERE about the spate of #rape in Nigeria and ways to help the victims and their families overcome the impact #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Lockdown Takes A Toll On Persons With Pre-existing #MentalIllness

TAMIL NADU Those suffering from schizophrenia, bipolar disorder say the period has been difficult Experts are of the view that the prolonged #COVID-19 #lockdown has led to a deep sense of distress among the public. This is particularly so for those with pre-existing #mentalillnesses. Reduced access to medication and drastic changes to routine could lead […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Anguished, Armed And Impulsive: A Deadly Mix Fuels Rising #Teen #Suicides

By CINDY KRISCHER GOODMAN On a spring morning near Orlando, a 17-year-old typed “I love you guys” on her Instagram page. Struggling with #depression, distraught over a breakup, and fighting back tears, she walked out of class and into the empty high school auditorium. She pulled her grandfather’s Glock 45 from her small brown purse and […]

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