Typology Central - Personality Type Insights into Mental Health
Studies show that knowing your personality type can help you understand yourself and others better in terms of mental health, in terms of who is more likely to suffer from depression and anxiety, even those who could the suicidal. Knowing it can give you insight into how you react to certain things, why you do and feel some of the things you do, and your overall mindset when it comes to the world around you. Personality types are a strong indicator of an individual on the outside as well as the inside.
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The Gift of Second: Healing from the Impact of Suicide by Brandy Lidbeck
Brandy Lidbeck is a courageous suicide survivor who is bringing resources and understanding to those who have also experienced the loss of a loved one in this way. By taking her words and experiences, she brings to light many of the things a survivor feels, but that of which they cannot put into words. Lidbeck's book The Gift of Second: Healing from the Impact explores these feelings and the act of grieving, allowing the individual to work through all the emotions necessary in order to come to a place of acceptance for the loss of a loved one to suicide.
To see the book trailer, follow this link to YouTube. While here, you can gander into Lidbeck's YouTube channel further as she has a series of videos regarding suicide survival. If you wish to purchase her book, head to thegiftofsecond.com to order.
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"Tutoring for Students with Learning Disabilities"
An empowered individual is a confident and happier individual. Those with disabilities can find it hard to be empowered because of stigmas surrounding their condition, and how many are treated differently because of it.
Suicide can be found in any mind and any body. "Researchers approximate that 17% to 29% of secondary school students seriously consider suicide and 8% attempt suicide," (Carrie A. Wachter, Emily C. Bouck). That being said, it can be even more difficult to conduct a suicide screening for a disabled student than for a student without disability.
The higher incidence of bullying and the difficulty regarding noticing a disabled student with suicide can be daunting. But, to help those educators, there are several published articles that can provide guideance on how to help students who may be overwhelmed and how to ensure the best possible experience for these disabled students.