CDC: 1 in 4 LGBTQ teens attempted suicide in first half of 2021

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  • Sumpter

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    April 6, 2022 at 2:23 pm

    The coronavirus pandemic has taken a serious toll on the mental health struggles of Americans, particularly young adults. According to a recent survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, out of more than 5,000 respondents who were contacted in late June, 25.5 percent of adults between the ages of 18-24 reported having “seriously considered suicide” due to the pandemic.

    https://people.com/health/1-in-4-young-adults-considered-suicide-coronavirus-pandemic/

  • timct

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    April 7, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    The article explains the following which is never to be forgotten.

    …Dr. Scott Hadland, the chief of adolescent and young adult medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, speculated about why he thinks the numbers are so high.

    “When we discriminate against #LGBTQ ppl on topics like same-sex marriage, workplace discrimination, trans athletes, K-3 ed: queer teens are listening, internalizing, and suffering,”