Tag Archive | #WorldSuicidePreventionDay
#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – With Addiction And #Suicide On The Rise, We Must Increase Access To #MentalHealthCare
Rachel Roberts The rise of #COVID-19 has understandably refocused our attention on health care access and inequities. One component that hasn’t gotten as much attention, but should, is access to #mentalhealthcare. We’re in a moment where more of us than ever before could benefit from having an established relationship with a qualified provider. Although we have seen […]
By KRYSTAL NURSEThe Sun Less restrictive #COVID-19 measures have prompted more business reopenings, but with them come fear, #anxiety and #stress about living safely in the #pandemic. Enter #mentalhealthadvocates and nonprofits. Elizabeth Roithmayr, director of the New Jersey chapter of the #AmericanFoundationforSuicidePrevention (AFSP), said studies are not conclusive regarding #COVID’s effects on individual #mentalhealth, but […]
#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – Worried Someone You Know May Have Suicidal Thoughts, But Don’t Know How To Start The Conversation? This Might Help.
Talking saves lives. On #WorldSuicidePreventionDay, KHOU 11’s #mentalhealth expert offers insight and advice to end stigmas and start a conversation. HOUSTON — During #NationalSuicidePreventionWeek, KHOU 11 is sharing resources and spotlighting the #mentalhealthstruggle. #Suicideprevention groups say the best thing people can do if they’re concerned their friends or family members may be struggling with suicidal thoughts […]
#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – #WorldMentalHealthDay Sheds Light On Worrying Rates Of Youth #Suicide
WHO #WorldMentalHealth Day 2019 focuses on raising awareness of the scale of #suicide around the world and the role that each of us can play to help prevent it. Worldwide, 800,000 people die by suicide each year – one every 40 seconds – making it the second leading cause of death among young people (aged 15 to […]