Tag Archive | Suicide

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – 1 In 5 #Queer Young Adults Attempted #Suicide In The Past Year, Study Shows

Experts say mental health issues aren’t widespread in the LGBTQ community because of identity or orientation ― it’s because of discrimination. ByLindsay Holmes #Mentalhealth should be taken seriously no matter what, but a new study shows it’s an especially pressing issue in the #queer community.   The Trevor Project, a #suicide prevention and crisis intervention […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – Why Some Doctors Argue Now’s the Time to Talk #MentalHealth with Dad

By: Olivia Parsons CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Taking care of Dad goes far beyond the physical factors. Doctor Kenneth Perry at Trident Medical says #mentalhealthawareness is important to fighting the #stigma behind it. “But people still feel concerned in bringing up the fact that maybe they’re not as happy as they used to be,” Perry […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – New Survey Gives Snapshot of #LGBTQ #MentalHealth, #Suicide Risk

The Trevor Project’s first National Survey on #LGBTQ Youth #MentalHealth was released this week — and its results are disturbing. Among the more dramatic results are numbers on #suicidalideation and #suicide attempts among #LGBTQ youth. Thirty-nine percent of #LGBTQ young people surveyed seriously considered #suicide in the year leading up to the survey. That number was 54 […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – 39% of America’s #LGBTQ Youth Considered #Suicide in the Past Year: Brainstorm Health

By SY MUKHERJEE June is #LGBTQ Pride month, a memorial to the Stonewall riots of 1969 and celebration of Americans all across the sexual and gender identity spectrum. It’s also an opportunity to reflect on the significant societal discrepancies still faced by these marginalized groups despite progress over the past decade. A massive new survey by the […]

#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 – #GenerationWhy: #Millennials Face Rising Rates of #Depression

KATE MITCHELL Last week marked the first anniversary of the death of #KateSpade.  The iconic designer died by #suicide, shocking (it seemed) the world as much as her family. Spade’s design was known for being bright and sunny. Her handbags come in polka dots, her coffee cups in glitter. One of her most famous quotes […]