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Youth Blog > Who Is Your Support Network?

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9th September

September 10th, World Suicide Prevention Day, is a great time to identify the support in your life!



A longitudinal study of predictors of suicide attempts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth

6th September

Study describes proximal and distal determinants of suicide attempts among LGBT youth and highlights need for prevention programs.



Mental health disorders, psychological distress, and suicidality in a diverse sample of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youths

6th September

LGBT youths found to have higher prevalence of mental disorders than youths in national samples, but similar to other urban minority youths.



Research Blog > Protective School Climates Reduce Suicide Ideation in LGBT Youth

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4th September

New school study is one of the first to link school policies at the state level to state-wide LGB mental health.



LGBT Suicide Prevention Symposium

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16th April

The IMPACT Program is co-sponsoring American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s upcoming event on April 20th.



White Paper: A Healthy Chicago for LGBT Youth

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9th February

A new IMPACT Program White Paper reports on eight areas where LGBT Youth in Chicago face health disparities – and how to take action.



WTTW’s Chicago Today airs segment on “A Healthy Chicago for LGBT Youth”

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3rd January

The segment highlights the IMPACT Program’s recent publication on LGBT health disparities in Chicago, and features the experiences of two young leaders.



What is Health Literacy?

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28th December

Health literacy is a commonly overlooked but very important aspect of the relationship between an individual and their healthcare provider.



September 27: Preventing Suicide by Showing Your Support

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26th September

The Trevor Project encourages you to let the ones you love know you’re there to talk.



How to Report on Suicide

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19th September

Suicide is an important public health issue — but how we talk about it matters.






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