Practice Guidelines for the assessment and treatment of patients with suicidal behaviors. Want weekly summaries instead? AJR reports that a panel convened in including representatives of the U. The myth of a gay teen suicide epidemic is built upon a flimsy statistical foundation. You may like. The Massachusetts Safe Schools Project, Gay and Straight Alliances in schools are also a result of this faulty information on homosexual youth suicides. Address explicitly the needs of LGBT youth in school-based programs and policies to prevent violence and bullying.
Efforts are underway to expand the inclusion of sexual orientation and gender identity measures in federal health and mental health surveys, and to develop and test procedures for postmortem identification of LGBT people in NVDRS.
Personal Challenges and Mental Health Problems. AugustVol. The dangers of pro-homosexual counseling programs of the type envisioned by homosexual activists to "rescue" suicidal "gay and lesbian teens" is perhaps best described by former homosexual Alan Medinger:.
Savin-Williams means well.