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Tag Archive | #YouthSuicides

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Discussion Explores Why #Suicide Is More Prevalent Among #Youth From Marginalized Communities

KERA | By Mia Estrada Experts held a virtual event to talk about the pressures faced by #teens of color and #young members of the #LGBTQ+ community, and how to support those groups. #JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for #mentalhealthawarenessandsuicideprevention, especially pertaining to our younger […]

#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 – Initiative Aims To Start Conversations About #Youth #MentalHealth In #LGBTQ+ Community

The Buckeye Ranch is teaming up with Nina West to bring awareness to #mentalhealth needs in the #LGBTQ+ community. #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 […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Pandemic Takes Heavy Toll On #Youth #MentalHealth

Senate committee gets schooled on how the country needs to escalate response by Shannon Firth Psychiatrist Tami Benton, MD, had a 5-year-old #patient threaten to run into traffic to end her life. When Benton asked the girl what she thought would happen after she died, the girl replied, “‘I will come back tomorrow, and I’ll be […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Predictive Analytics Tool Accurately Assesses #Teen #Suicide Risk

  A personalized screening system uses predictive analytics to accurately detect #teens with high #suicide risk.    By Jessica Kent Using predictive analytics algorithms, a universal screening tool can accurately determine an #adolescent’s #suicide risk and alert providers of which #patients are in need of follow-up interventions, according to a study published in JAMA Psychiatry. Researchers stated that […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Pandemic Inflames #MentalHealthCrisis

By Julie Murray   On Jan. 24, The #NewYorkTimes aimed a grim spotlight at Nevada in an article about the surge of #student suicides since March 2020, and the resulting public pressure to reopen Las Vegas #schools for in-person learning. Here in the Silver State, we face not one but two pandemics: #COVID-19 and a […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Impact Of The #COVID-19 #Pandemic On #Adolescent #MentalHealth

Tori Rodriguez Even before the #COVID-19 #pandemic began, concerning #mentalhealth trends and major treatment gaps were noted among #adolescents in the #UnitedStates. According to data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, an estimated 13.3% of US #adolescents aged 12-17 experienced at least 1 episode of major depressive disorder in 2017, yet 60.1% […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #School District Counselors Discuss #Youth #SuicidePrevention For #Parents

Presentation touches on Signs of #Suicide (SOS) program. Presentation touches on Signs of #Suicide (SOS) program. #MercerIsland School District counselors stepped into the forefront and shared vital information about youth #suicide prevention during a web program on April 20. Acknowledge, care and tell a trusted #adult (ACT), talking to #teens, building coping skills and healthy […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – ‘All Kinds Of Trauma’: #Students Are Returning To #School, But Are We Ready To Help Them Cope?

By Jenny Brundin Rosalinda Guzman was inside a bathroom stall at school when something begged for attention. It was on the door, where the school posts announcements. “That little tiny piece of paper was just so different from everything else that it really caught my eye,” said the 18-year-old student from Kersey who attends Windsor Charter Academy.  […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Focus For Middle Schoolers

“Validate a child’s feelings” By: Eileen Buckley BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — There are troubling statistics when it comes to the #mentalhealth of #children. One in five, ages 13 to 18, have or will experience a serious #mentalillness. But pre-teens are also battling #mentalillness. The #pandemic has pushed many #students over the edge with remote learning and […]

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