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#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 – 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 – LETTER: Talking About #Mentalhealth Can Help Prevent #Suicides

To the Editor:   The #UnitedStates has the highest rate of #suicide, making this an absolute crisis in our country. The thing about #suicide is that it does not discriminate. It affects the popular teenage girl, the poor single mother, the famous Hollywood actor, and the elderly man next door. The person who ends their […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – #TysonFury Talks #MentalHealth Struggles, Reveals He Was on the Verge of Suicide

TYLER CONWAY   #Boxer Tyson Fury opened up regarding his struggles with #mentalhealth Wednesday, saying on The Rich Eisen Show he contemplated #suicide. “I was on the verge of suicide. That’s when I’d have quit. But I didn’t quit on myself and I didn’t quit on the world. That’s why I’m back here to tell the story. … Life’s […]