Tag Archive | #HighSchoolSuicides

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – Help Hard to Find for Teens Struggling with #MentalHealth, Thoughts of #Suicide

Jayne O’Donnell, USA TODAY STORY HIGHLIGHTS Parents, suicidal teens often wait days for inpatient psychiatric beds. The suicide rate for young people ages 10 to 19 rose by 56% from 2007 to 2016 Washington, D.C., is the only place in the U.S. that the psychiatric academy says has the right ratio of child psychiatrists for the population. Milwaukee-area teen […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – Teen #Suicide Rates Are Increasing As #MentalHealth Resources Stagnate

By Lindsey Weedston 05/23/19 Nearly 80% of the country has an insufficient supply or a “severe shortage” of child and adolescent psychiatrists. #Suicide rates for people aged 10-19 increased by 56% from 2007 to 2016, according to a recent report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – Man Posts #Suicide Prevention Signs in #Seattle Neighborhood: ‘You Are Worthy of Love’

Click Here to See Video SEATTLE — The month of May is observed for Mental Health Awareness. This may come as a surprise, but the Washington State Department of Health says suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people ages 10 to 24. Thinking about those numbers is upsetting for any parent, […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – #MentalIllness and #Suicide Affect All Demographics, But There’s Hope and Help

Paul Andrews and Greg Stewart,    While neither sadness nor anger is ideal for one’s #mentalhealth, a new study published in the journal, Psychology, and Aging found that anger may take a heavier toll on your physical health… In America today, approximately 45 million to 47 million people, or 1 out of 5 Americans, is suffering from […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – What to Do if You’re Worried About Suicide

A parent’s guide to helping a child in distress Nadine Kaslow, PhD #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 for help and assistance is one of […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – #Stress and Rigorous Work Schedules Push a #Doctor to Commit #Suicide Every Day in the US: ‘We Need Them, But They Need Us’

Ashley Turner@ASHLEY_MTURNER KEY POINTS Dr. Edward Ellison says U.S. doctors are “stressed to the point of breaking” because of rigorous work schedules and pressure. It’s estimated that a doctor dies by suicide every day in the United States, Ellison says. Physicians are often subjected to long work hours, which can lead to burnout and mental […]

#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 […]