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Strengths and Supports in the Lives of LGBT Youth: An Examination of Suicide Attempts and Thriving

2015 Standard Research Grant
Amount Awarded: $81,982
Focus Area: Psychosocial Studies

Russell Toomey, Ph.D.
Kent State University

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Question: Are there risk profiles for LGBT youth with suicidal behavior?

Strategy: Examine factors associated with lower risk for attempted suicide and profiles of higher risk youth using the Profiles of Student Life: Attitudes and Behaviors dataset — with a focus on LGBT youth

Impact: Suicide prevention programs for LGBT youth.