Temperament, family and community all play a role Nadine Kaslow, PhD One of the myths about #suicidal talk, and actual #suicideattempts, in young people is that they are just a bid for attention or “a cry for help.” Kids who talk or write about killing themselves are dismissed as overly dramatic—obviously they don’t mean it! […]
Responding to a painful loss in the healthiest way possible Jamie Howard, PhD We know there’s no way we can make the #suicide of a student less upsetting. It’s a very painful thing for kids — and the adults who love them — to experience. But we also know that there are things that you […]
#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – How #PeteButtigieg Would Tackle The #MentalHealth And Addiction Crisis
DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES POLICIES How Pete Buttigieg would tackle the #mentalhealth and addiction crisis By BRIANNA EHLEY #Democratic presidential #candidate #PeteButtigieg on Friday unveiled a plan to bolster #mentalhealth and addiction services his campaign estimates would cost about $300 billion to coincide with a campaign stop in Manchester, New Hampshire — a state hit hard by the […]
Debbie Kelley and Steve Rabey, The Gazette COLORADO SPRINGS • “Pray harder,” Tracy Monteith heard from fellow churchgoers, including her husband, a fledgling #pastor, when the darkness of depression kept her from getting out of bed in the morning. When hours would pass without Monteith accomplishing anything except turning on the television, and her four […]
Local panel speaks about warning signs, resources for sufferers of #suicidal thinking By Lacey Peterson BELLE FOURCHE –– A seven-member panel of #mentalhealthprofessional spoke to community members Tuesday about recognizing the signs of #suicidal thoughts and how to get help for sufferers. The event was held at the Belle Fourche Area Community Center. #JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – […]
#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – Today is World Mental Health Day….. Reach Out and Check In On Someone You Care About….
OCTOBER 10, 2019 #WORLDMENTALHEALTHDAY Annually, #WorldMentalHealthDay on October 10th raises awareness and mobilizes efforts to support #mentalhealth. #JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – 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 […]