Tag Archive | Children

James Donaldson on Mental Health – Fifth of 17 to 19-year-old Girls Self-Harm or Attempt Suicide

James Donaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for mental health awareness and suicide prevention, 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 […]

James Donaldson on Mental Health – Tips for Communicating With Your Teen Keeping the Parent-Child Relationship Strong During a Tricky Age

James Donaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for mental health awareness and suicide prevention, 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 […]

James Donaldson on Mental Health – Mental Illness in Childhood a Strong Predictor of Troubles in Adulthood

James Donaldson notes: I am turning more and more of my time and efforts towards mental health issues, especially pertaining to our young people 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 our sorrows […]

James Donaldson on Mental Health – What to Do if You’re Worried About Suicide

James Donaldson notes: As I’m slowly getting on top of my physical health issues, I am turning more and more of my time and efforts towards mental health issues, especially pertaining to our young people and student-athletes. Having gone through a recent bout of depression and suicidal thoughts myself, I realize now, that I can […]

James Donaldson on Mental Health – Separating Families and Creating Trauma

James Donaldson notes: As I’m slowly getting on top of my physical health issues, I am turning more and more of my time and efforts towards mental health issues, especially pertaining to our young people and student-athletes. Having gone through a recent bout of depression and suicidal thoughts myself, I realize now, that I can […]

James Donaldson on Mental Health – The Most Common Misdiagnoses in Children

As I’m doing more and more work in regards to mental health in children and our young people, I continue to come across great resources and articles that I think would be helpful for everyone. When symptoms have multiple causes, mistakes are made Linda Spiro, PsyD When you have a headache, you know there are […]

Strategies for a Successful Summer Break – Tips for Managing Your Kids’ Downtime to Help Make it Relaxing for Everyone

Strategies for a Successful Summer Break Tips for managing your kids’ downtime to help make it relaxing for everyone by Child Mind Institute Beth Arky While your average child may be thrilled by the end of the school year, anticipating lazy days and sleeping in, the prospect of summer break isn’t quite that unalloyed pleasure […]