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Health News You Can Use: Suicide Prevention & Awareness in LGBTQ Youth
September 8, 2022
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people, according to the CDC, and statistics show that LGBTQ youth are four times more likely to seriously consider, make a plan for, and attempt suicide than their peers.
September is Suicide Prevention Month, and we’re talking to Sarah Middleton, a licensed professional counselor and intensive in-home therapist at Saint Luke’s Crittenton Children’s Center, about how the LGBTQ youth are at risk for suicide, signs to look for, and what to do to help prevent a loved one from attempting suicide.