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Supporting 2SLBGTQIA mental health is key to reducing suicidal thoughts. 2SLBGTQIA youth are more likely than other youth to have suicidal thoughts so it is important that we show love, kindness and acceptance to help support their mental health. Fear of not being accepted and being rejected by family and friends greatly increases the risk if suicide. Listed below are resources to help you support our 2SLBGTQIA community.
PrideHealth and other organizations that support the queer community decided to put together this online resource kit to provide people with the most relevant and up to date information about programs and services during the COVID-19 pandemic in this time of anxiety.
This 3 fact sheets talks about why trans people are at risk, What can we all do to help reduce suicide among trans people? What can reduce risk? What can trans people do to stay mentally healthy?
This 3 page factsheets talks about Why are LGB people at risk? What can reduce risk? Warning signs What can LGB people do to stay mentally healthy? What can LGB people do to stay mentally healthy? What can communities do to help reduce suicide among LGB people? What can we all do to help reduce suicide among LGB people?
This 2 page factsheets talks about what effect having LGBT parents has on children and raising children in a LGBT household.
The scope of this 65 page guide is to focus on providing support to parents, families and friends of transgender and gender non-conforming youth and adults. This publication includes insights from the parents of transgender children , professional viewpoints from experts on gender issues and information from educators about how to support young people at home and at school. And, it includes comprehensive information on terminology, a terrific list of other resources and unique advice on how to embrace your transgender or gender non-conforming loved one, and help them feel more comfortable as they strive to live openly, honestly and authentically as who they are.
On the following pages you’ll read insights from parents, family members, and friends. You’ll hear from experts on gender at every point in a person’s life—from early childhood through adulthood—and you’ll learn new terminology that will help inform your understanding. In addition to new terminology (listed in our comprehensive glossary of terms), you’ll also find an extensive list of resources, and of course, unique support and education to help you embrace your transgender or gender-expansive
This 16 page guide discuses if LGB people are more at-risk of suicide, warning signs, protective factors, and LGB bullying prevention in schools.
This 16 page guide discusses if trans people are more at-risk of suicide, transitioning as both protective and risk factor, transgender bullying prevention in schools