The LGBT Health & Development Program

Firsthand Experience with LGBT Teen Suicide

Posted on January 27th, 2012 by Farrin in Youth Blog. 3 comments

Take a listen to this up-close and personal account of LGBT teen suicide.  It is cold, brutal, and absolutely honest.  Brooke Larson, a student writer at Columbia College exposes the enormous pain surrounding teen suicide.  Her story is told from a very unique perspective. [Trigger Warning: The following audio clip contains explicit descriptions of drug use and suicide.]

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If you, or someone you know is struggling – please reach out.  Someone can and will help.  For more resources, please visit the Trevor Project or call 866-4.U.TREVOR. Keep YOUR story going.

Special thanks to the Columbia CollegeFirst-Year Writing Program and Radio Department,  “Create: The Essay” project for allowing us to share.




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