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#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘Why Did This Happen?’: Three Questions We Always Ask About #Suicide

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘Why Did This Happen?’: Three Questions We Always Ask About #Suicide

Lipi Roy, MD, MPH Contributor Betty White, Sidney Poitier, Bob Saget, Louie Anderson, Andre Leon Talley, Clark Gillies. From legendary actors and comedians to fashion icons and NHL Hall of Famers, the first few weeks of 2022 have been full of heartbreaking loss. I think I was hit hardest, however, by the death of Regina King’s […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Are More #Black #Americans Committing #Suicide?

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Are More #Black #Americans Committing #Suicide?

Maia Niguel Hoskin Contributor Providing provocative views on #racism, pop culture, and #mentalhealth. Two devastating losses marked the beginning of this year. The death of an attorney, former #MissUSA, activist, and entertainment news correspondent #CheslieKryst and up and coming musician and songwriter Ian King Jr. He was also Academy award-winning actress Regina King’s son. Both died by #suicide, and […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Girls Twice As Likely As #Boys To Suffer #MentalHealthIssues By The Age Of 18, Says Study

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #Girls Twice As Likely As #Boys To Suffer #MentalHealthIssues By The Age Of 18, Says Study

Writer: Ratika Rana #Indian #women comprise just 18 per cent of the global #female population but contribute over 36 per cent of global #female #suicide deaths. #Suicide is India’s leading cause of death among #women ages 15 to 29 years. Since childhood, #girls and #boys have been taught about how they should behave in public […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Reimagining #MentalHealth In #Schools

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Reimagining #MentalHealth In #Schools

By Ginger Robertson During P.E. in my sophomore year of #highschool, the coach had the class stand up in a circle. “Take everything off your wrists,” she commanded. A few #teens had bandanas and wide bracelets on; they took them off. “Now, lift your hands to the ceiling, wrists facing me,” she said sternly with […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Addressing The Lack Of Diversity In The #MentalHealth Field

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Addressing The Lack Of Diversity In The #MentalHealth Field

By Rebecca Kim Despite our nation’s growing diversity and the disproportionately higher rate at which #peopleofcolor (POC) experience adverse #mentalhealth outcomes and barriers to care, the #mentalhealth workforce is largely white. According to a report from the #AmericanPsychologicalAssociation, 86% of U.S. psychologists in 2015 were white, and in 2019, the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that close to 70% of […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Is It So Hard To Find A #Therapist? These Barriers Stop Washingtonians From Getting Help

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Is It So Hard To Find A #Therapist? These Barriers Stop Washingtonians From Getting Help

By  Hannah Furfaro  #SeattleTimes #MentalHealthProject reporter Three years ago, therapist Canh Tran suddenly found himself on the frustrated end of a long string of phone calls.  Tran knew very well that many of his clients had struggled to find a suitable #therapist. Now he was the one dialing the phone, seeking help for himself.  Straight […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What We Misunderstand About #Suicide Among #Black #Americans

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What We Misunderstand About #Suicide Among #Black #Americans

Jamie Ducharme #CheslieKryst American lawyer, Miss USA 2019 #CheslieKryst in New York’s Times Square on Nov. 18, 2019 It’s an idea that in one form or another has been repeated again and again. #CheslieKryst had so much. She seemed so happy. She didn’t fit the mold of someone who dies by #suicide. Kryst, an entertainment […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Help For Holiday Blues Is Just A Call Away

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Help For Holiday Blues Is Just A Call Away

By DIANNE HARDISTY For The Californian How can a season known for its “good cheer” also be one filled with #stress, #anxiety and sometimes even despair? The reasons are many and range from people having unreasonable expectations to chronic #mentalhealthproblems. Layered on top of the normal winter and holiday blues that some people experience are […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 5 Ways To Let Your Loved Ones Know You’re Having Suicidal Thoughts

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 5 Ways To Let Your Loved Ones Know You’re Having Suicidal Thoughts

By SURUCHI PATWARY Asking for help is not easy, especially when it is to convey grim news about #suicide and self-harm. #Mentalhealth is still in its infancy, especially in India, and the #stigma around it can be very unnerving for many. However, asking for help is still an important step towards walking away from painful thoughts. On […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – OPINION: We Should Stop Overlooking #Male #MentalHealth

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – OPINION: We Should Stop Overlooking #Male #MentalHealth

November is Men’s Health Awareness Month. This brings to light an often overlooked issue within our society: men’s #mentalhealth.  Statistically, #men suffer more than #women in issues concerning #mentalhealth. #Male #suicide rates are alarmingly higher than that of #women as #men die by #suicide 3.65 times more often than #women.  #Men are also far more likely to […]

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