Ending conversion therapy: Supporting and affirming LGBTQ youth

Date: 2015
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Guidelines/Recommendations
Author:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Publisher:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Presents research, clinical expertise, and expert consensus on therapeutic practices related to children's and adolescent's sexual orientation and gender identify, and makes the case for eliminating the use of conversion therapy among this population.

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Populations:  Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and/or Transgender People, Youth
Settings:  Family Members and Caregivers
About Suicide:  Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior, Risk and Protective Factors
Planning and Implementing:  Cultural Competence, Stigma, Prejudice, and Discrimination