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#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How #Social And #Political Issues Affect The #MentalHealth Of #LGBTQ #Youth

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How #Social And #Political Issues Affect The #MentalHealth Of #LGBTQ #Youth

New research from The #TrevorProject found that #social and #political issues can greatly impact the #mentalhealth and overall well-being of #LGBTQ #youth. #Racism, #homophobia, school safety, gun violence, and policies targeting the rights of #LGBTQ people were all named as distressing concerns for #LGBTQ #youth. Ongoing exposure to hostile rhetoric can lead an #LGBTQ young […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 45% Of #LGBTQ #Youth Seriously Considered #Suicide In The Past Year, Trevor Project Survey Finds

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 45% Of #LGBTQ #Youth Seriously Considered #Suicide In The Past Year, Trevor Project Survey Finds

BY TORI B. POWELL Forty-five percent of young #LGBTQ people seriously considered attempting #suicide in 2021, according to a survey published Wednesday by the #LGBTQ #mentalhealth nonprofit the #TrevorProject. It’s the third consecutive year that rates of #suicidalideation have increased among #LGBTQ #youth, the organization said.  “We must recognize that #LGBTQ young people face stressors simply for […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Acceptance Significantly Reduces #SuicideRisk For #Intersex #Youths, Report Finds

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Acceptance Significantly Reduces #SuicideRisk For #Intersex #Youths, Report Finds

#Intersex #youths face a disproportionate risk of #suicide, but research shows that having one accepting #parent can reduce the risk by 55 percent. A Progress Pride flag and rainbow flags at the Stonewall National Monument in New York, N.Y., on June 1, 2020. #LGBTQ #youths who are also #intersex — an umbrella term that describes […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How #Stigma Prevents People From Accessing #MentalHealthCare And What Can Be Done About It

By Hannah Furfaro Seattle Times staff reporter The #MentalHealthProject is a #SeattleTimes initiative focused on covering #mental and #behavioralhealthissues. It is funded by Ballmer Group, a national organization focused on economic mobility for children and families. The #SeattleTimes maintains editorial control over work produced by this team. In the days after Jennifer Stuber’s husband Matt died […]

#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 […]

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