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How to Support a Friend With Mental Health Challenges by Katherine Martinelli (Presented by James Donaldson)

We rely on our friends for a lot of things, and that definitely includes providing emotional support when things are difficult. So it makes sense that teenagers struggling with mental health challenges would turn to their friends to vent, unload, and ask for backup. But it can be difficult to figure out when a friend […]

A Lifeline to Mental Health – Info Provided by James Donaldson

In an attempt to better understand this “epidemic” spreading around our country, probably at unprecedented rates, and with me going through my own recent bout of mental challenges/mental illness, I came across this wonderful article today about “A Lifeline to Mental Health”. Please take a look at it as it is full of very helpful […]

Suicide Rates Are On the Rise – What You Should Know

Suicide Rates Are On the Rise Greetings everyone and Happy Weekend to you; Wow, what a week it has been! Especially, for any of us that are having to deal with mental illness/mental issues/mental challenges. The high profile suicides of a fashion mogul, Kate Spade, and also of famed celebrity chef and adventurer, Anthony Bourdain, […]

James Donaldson on Mental Health Pt. 3

Suicide! Wow, can someone please tell me what’s going on! Just this week alone, fashion icon, Kate Spade, and celebrity food gourmet and adventurer, Anthony Bourdain, took their lives via suicide, both, from all outward appearances, like they were “on top of the world”. Also, a friend of mine called me this morning to remind […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It’s So Hard to Think Straight About Animals – by Hal Herzog

Being a vegetarian for over half of my life, of course, I have had a closeness and understanding with animals, our environment, food sources and healthy living. This book takes an interesting dive into our relationship with animals all around the world. Why is it, that “Some We Love (the cute and cuddly ones), Some […]

James Donaldson Review – HBO Documentary A Dangerous Son

</> After my recent struggles with mental issues/mental challenges, that included, stress, anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts, I’ve been doing a lot of research on the subject to really get myself up to speed as best as possible. http://bit.ly/JamesMentalHealthArticle I came across his recent HBO documentary “A Dangerous Son” A Dangerous Son Documentary in which the lives […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Mental Health in Children and Young People by Dr. Sarah Vohra

I think a lot of you have heard by now, http://bit.ly/JamesMentalHealthArticle that I’ve been speaking out publicly as a voice and an advocate for mental health. Having gone through some serious mental challenges myself over the last several months, which included, depression, anxiety, stress and suicidal thoughts, now that I have “been there and done […]