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29 Jun 2023

Unveiling the Power of Acceptance: The Impact of Supportive Communities on LGBTQ+ Youth's Mental Health

According to the Trevor Project's National Survey on LGBTQ+ Youth Mental Health, LGBTQ+ youth are more likely than their peers to experience mental he...

By     Dr. Kecia Ray
13 Jun 2023

LGBTQ+ Awareness: Pride Month and Student Mental Health

June marks the celebration of Pride Month—a time to raise awareness about the LGBTQ+ community and the ongoing fight for equal rights and acceptance. ...

By     Candy Tai
01 Jun 2022

Pride Month: Supporting LGBTQ Students

June is Pride Month, a time to honor the impact of LGBTQ individuals throughout history, including the pivotal Stonewall Uprising in 1969—a turning po...

By     Lisa Railton
27 Sep 2021

Suicide Awareness: Standing With LGBTQ+ Students

September is National Suicide Prevention Month, a time to recognize the impact that suicide has on schools. Suicide is the second-leading cause of dea...

21 Jul 2020

Equity in Student Mental Health: Supporting LGBTQ+ Students

As I mentioned last week in the first installment of our Equity in Student Mental Health series, it is estimated that up to 20% of children in the Uni...

By     Paget Hetherington

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