Tag Archive | #NationalSuicidePreventionHotline

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – Letter to the Editor: Prioritize #SuicidePrevention

Every 28 seconds someone attempts suicide ********************************************************************  #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 my passions. Us men need […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – #Gay #Suicides Are On The Rise. This Epidemiologist Explains Why

Scientist Travis Salway discovered that suicide had surpassed HIV as the leading cause of death for gay and bisexual men in #Canada. By Michael Hobbes One of the indescribable aspects of being a member of a minority group is knowing that things are better than they have ever been and, simultaneously, not good enough. The […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – Foss: We Need to Talk About #Suicide

In many quarters, #suicide remains taboo Sara Foss I didn’t know that the last time I saw my brother-in-law Tom it would be at a family gathering in March, at my aunt and uncle’s house in Massachusetts. I expected to see him in May, at my niece’s birthday party, and in July, on a family […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – What New Research Shows About Preteen #Girls and #Suicide Risk

New data shows how many young children have attempted suicide Teenagers, in particular girls, have become more likely to attempt #suicide in recent years A growing number of children and teenagers across the country are trying to hurt or kill themselves by using over-the-counter or prescription medications, researchers have found. This trend is reflected in […]

#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, […]