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WBEZ Reports: LGBT teen suicide risks & preventative measures


Posted on February 21st, 2012 by Farrin in Allies, Research Blog, Youth Blog. No Comments

Teen suicide is an epidemic.  In fact, it is the 3rd leading cause of death among adolescents in the U.S.  The new IMPACT study “Suicidal Ideation and Self-Harm in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth,” published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, focuses on the risks specific to LGBT youth and the preventative measures that communities and families can do to help.

Listen to a special Chicago National Public Radio station, WBEZ broadcast with IMPACT’s Dr. Brian Mustanski and Antonia Clifford:

 

 

Related news reports:

 

CNN

NPR Health Blog

Northwestern University

 

 





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