One of the IMPACT Program’s first projects turned 5 this year! Here’s a look at what makes Q2 special.
Co-edited by Dr. Mustanski with articles by IMPACT faculty, the issue reports on the largest population-based project on LGBT youth health.
Dr. Chivers says that around 12 or 13 years of age, youth may begin to feel attracted to the same sex and should then explore their sexuality.
The Intersection of Youth, Technology, and New Media with Sexual Health: Moving the Research Agenda Forward
Study explores the feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness of using new media and technology for LGBT sexual health promotion.
Dr. Chivers says that it is not possible for people to change their sexual orientation, but what can and should be changed is society’s response to people’s sexual orientation.
Many different types of sexual health messages are geared at improving safe sex, but which ones work best, and for whom?
This year, some friends of IMPACT shared their thoughts on coming out. Watch the video to hear about their experiences!
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
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
LGBT youths found to have higher prevalence of mental disorders than youths in national samples, but similar to other urban minority youths.