Tag Archive | Girls

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – #Suicide Spikes Among #Girls; Attention turns to #SocialMedia, #MentalHealth

By The Washington Post   A troubling spike in the #suicide rate among #girls is prompting leading researchers to question the role of #socialmedia in adolescent #mentalhealth. A study published Friday in the JAMA Open Network led by Donna Ruch, a research scientist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, analyzed suicide trends in 10- to 19-year-olds between 1975 […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – Since 2007, #Suicide Rates Have Risen Disproportionately in One Group of Teens

These sad statistics are a “canary in a coal mine” By Emma Betuel   Whether it’s due to social media, political turmoil, or lack of sleep, American teenagers are facing a #mentalhealth crisis. In August 2018, the CDC reported that suicidal ideation had risen among teens in the past decade, and a paper published Friday in JAMA Network Open shows that the rise in completed […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – One in 7 #Latina #Girls in #Philadelphia Has Attempted #Suicide, Yet Their Struggles Often Remain Invisible

by Aneri Pattani, Updated: May 6, 2019 COURTESY NOELIA RIVERA-CALDERóN Every morning when Noelia Rivera-Calderón got to high school, she’d run to the bathroom to throw up.   The first few times, the school nurse suggested she go home. But after that, the staff acted as if it were normal for her to be sick. One day, […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – Reducing #Stigma of #MentalHealth is Key to Reducing #Suicide Deaths | Opinion

Melanie Brown-Woofter Melanie Brown Woofter (Photo: Special to News-Press)   The recent #suicide deaths of two students who survived the shooting at #MarjoryStonemanDouglas and a father who lost his daughter at Sandy Hook are heartbreaking reminders of the trauma that school or workplace violence can inflict on #survivors. They also underscore the need for treatment and […]

James Donaldson on Mental Health – What Selfies Are Doing to Girls’ Self-Esteem

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 – These 5 Jobs Have the Highest Suicide Rates for Women

A new government report highlights suicide rates among different occupations and found surprising differences between industries for both men and women. According to the most recent research, suicide rates are highest among men in construction and extraction industries, while they are highest among women working in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media. ________________________________________________________________________ James Donaldson notes: Welcome to […]

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 […]