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Tag Archive | #Women

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Rise Of #Self-Harm And Use Of #MentalHealthServices Since #COVID #Pandemic Began, New Data Reveals

By national medical reporter Sophie Scott and political reporter Stephanie Dalzell The #loneliness of the #pandemic lockdowns stirred up dark feelings Melbourne-based Emily Unity had worked very hard to overcome. #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. […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – ‘Something You Cannot Ignore’: #Cannabis Use Linked To Increased Thoughts Of #Suicide In Young #Adults, Study Shows

Taylor Avery Young #adults who use #cannabis are more likely to think about and make plans to kill themselves, a new national study shows. About a third of severely depressed young people considered #suicide between 2009 and 2019, compared with more than half of those with #depression who also used #cannabis daily. For those without #depression, […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Too Many #Men Ignore Their #Depression, Phobias, Other #MentalHealthIssues

By Joseph Harper It was another Monday morning and my first patient of the day walked in. He was a man in his mid-30s who came to see me for #stress and #anxiety. He appeared nervous and had trouble getting his words out. And the thing I remember most — which I see again and again […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – What to Know About that New Study Linking #Cannabis to Suicidal Thoughts

People with underlying #mentalillness who have a pre-existing risk for #suicideideation may be more likely to use #marijuana to treat their symptoms. It’s unclear if #marijuana directly increases a person’s risk of #mentalillness and #suicideideation. Experts say more research is needed to better understand the link. A new study from the #NationalInstituteonDrugAbuse (#NIDA) found that […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Editorial: Study Sounds Alarm On #Military #Suicides

By EDITORIAL For a nation that claims to revere and honor its men and #women in uniform, the #UnitedStates hasn’t done nearly enough to address the ongoing epidemic of #suicide by active-duty members of the military and our #veterans. A recent study by Brown University puts this into clear and unflinching focus: Since the 2001 terrorist […]

#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 – Fighting The #Stigma Against #MentalHealth In The #Military Community

BY TRISH CHRISTAKES MOORESVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina military mom is taking action to raise awareness on the staggering #suicide numbers of active duty and military #veterans. What You Need To Know The Stop Soldier Suicide organization raised over $6,000 SaturdayTheir goal is to bring awareness to mental health in the military communityAmanda Race organized […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealthAwareness Month: Resources

#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 my passions. Us men need to not suffer in silence or drown […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Self-Harm Is A Leading Cause Of Death For New #Moms

 Death by #suicide or overdose is a leading cause of death for #women in the first year after they give birth, a new analysis shows. Many of these deaths may be preventable, said Adrienne Griffen, who has a master’s degree in public policy and is executive director of the Maternal #MentalHealth Leadership Alliance. Griffen discussed these findings and ways […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalIllness And #Suicide

By Akola Thompson #Mentalillness, despite the marginal progress we have made, continues to be a persistently troublesome issue within Guyana. It has been one of the largest contributors toward Guyana’s high #suicide rate. As the #COVID-19 virus continues to spread and mutate, the strain brought on by the #pandemic has exacerbated the #mentalhealthissues of our population. […]

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