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Helping LGBT Youths Increase Resilience

Helping LGBT Youths Increase Resilience

LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) young people appear to be less resilient than their older LGBT counterparts, according to a new study at the University of Missouri School of Medicine that explored the role resilience plays in lowering stress and depression among people in the LGBT community. “Identifying as gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender often […]

Resilience-based interventions could curb depression in LGBT youths

Previous research has found lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youths are four times more likely to commit suicide compared to their straight peers. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

What are the health-related benefits of the marriage equality ruling for LGBT couples?

The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent landmark ruling on marriage equality has important, positive health implications for LGBT persons, including the impact of reducing stigmatization and discrimination… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Grammy-nominee Mary Lambert joins SAMHSA’s National Children’s Mental … – LGBT Weekly

Grammy-nominee Mary Lambert joins SAMHSA’s National Children’s Mental … – LGBT Weekly

LGBT Weekly Grammy-nominee Mary Lambert joins SAMHSA's National Children's Mental …LGBT WeeklyFeatured programs included MYCHILD (Boston, MA); Denver Health, School Based Health Centers (Denver, CO); TraumaSmart (Kansas City, MO); Safe Schools/Healthy Students (Lancaster, PA); and Typical or Troubled®, School Mental Health Education … behavioral health education – Google News

LGBT teens who come out at school have better self-esteem, study finds

Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender adolescents who come out at school have higher self-esteem and lower levels of depression as young adults, compared to LGBT youth who don’t disclose their… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

‘Long-term health benefits’ for LGBT youth who come out during high school

Although coming out during high school carries risks of bullying, a study suggests that LGBT teens who do so report improved life satisfaction and self-esteem as young adults. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Enhancing Health Care Protections for LGBT Individuals

Throughout the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), we operate on the fundamental belief that every American deserves equal opportunity, equal protection, and equal rights under the law. When we are sick or injured, we depend on health care professionals to treat us with competence, compassion, and the understanding that we are protected […]

Prism LGBT Health Center closes Its doors after 16 years – WickedLocal beverly

Prism LGBT Health Center closes Its doors after 16 yearsWickedLocal beverlyKevin Norton, CEO of Lahey Behavioral Health Services, said that after mergering with Northeast Health Systems in 2011, their organization's strategic planning process evaluated what services fit Lahey's core function. It was then decided not to renew … behavioral health education – Google News

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