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Mental Health and Suicidality among Racially/Ethnically Diverse Sexual Minority Youths

21st July

Youth Risk Behavior Survey showed that suicide risk varied based on sex and on race/ethnicity for sexual minority youth.



Youth Blog – Surviving the Loss of a Friend to Suicide

Posted by Antonia in Featured, Youth Blog. No Comments

19th June

This isn’t your average blog about LGBT youth and suicide. This blog is about Loss and, more importantly, Survival.



A Syndemic of Psychosocial Health Disparities and Associations With Risk for Attempting Suicide Among Young Sexual Minority Men

22nd May

An analysis of syndemic psychosocial health issues among MSM, MSWM and MSW.



Protective School Climates and Reduced Risk for Suicide Ideation in Sexual Minority Youths

22nd May

Study examined effects of supportive school environments on decreasing suicidal ideation in LGBT youth.



Youth Blog > Who Is Your Support Network?

Posted by Melissa in Featured, Youth Blog. No Comments

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

Posted by Michelle in Featured, Research Blog. No Comments

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

Posted by IMPACT in Featured, Research Blog, Youth Blog. No Comments

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

Posted by Dr. Mustanski in Allies, Research Blog, Youth Blog. 4 comments

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.






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