RHO Fact Sheet: LGBTQ Youth Suicide

RHO Fact Sheet: LGBTQ Youth Suicide

Fact sheet with research on LGBTQ youth suicide, and recommendations for service providers.

Author: Rainbow Health Ontario Source: RHO Origin Country: Canada Publish Date: 2015 Publication City: Toronto Languages: .Resource Type: , .Resource Topics: , , .Target Audiences: , , , , , . Last Modified: 2018-07-24

Microsoft Word - RHO_FactSheet_Template.docFact sheet with research on LGBTQ youth suicide, and recommendations for service providers. This fact sheet provides statistics on the numbers of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBTQ) youth who consider or attempt suicide. These statistics are based on self-reporting. The report urges health care providers to be attentive of to “symptoms of depression and be cognizant of how social location and experience affect depression and suicidality” and stresses the important need of suicide prevention interventions for LGBTQ youth.