Suicide risk and prevention for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth

Date: 2008
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Report
Author:  Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
Publisher:  Education Development Center (EDC)

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This 2008 publication addresses the special concerns related to suicide prevention among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth. It summarizes the current state of knowledge about suicidality in this population, and outlines twenty-one recommendations for helping to reduce suicidal behavior among LGBT youth. Includes a resource appendix and an extensive bibliography.

Populations:  Adults, Young Adults Ages 18 to 25 Years, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and/or Transgender People, Youth, Adolescents
About Suicide:  Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior, Attempts, Ideation, Data and Statistics, Risk and Protective Factors
Planning and Implementing:  Cultural Competence