Stories about Stronger Communities: LBGTQ+ Suicide Prevention
As a queer Christian, I see how much pain and suffering my queer siblings face, and the statistics around suicide in the LGBTQ community are heartbreaking. Through organizations such as AFSP and The Trevor Project, I have learned so much about suicide prevention in the LGBTQ community.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Stronger Communities Conferences Gather Leading Experts to Discuss Suicide Prevention in the LGBTQ Community
Full-day conferences to raise awareness about LGBTQ suicide risk; support research and strategies for LGBTQ suicide prevention in local communities
On May 5th, attendees of the Stronger Communities: LGBTQ+ Suicide Prevention Conference in Birmingham, Alabama came from across the state to take part in the day-long program hosted by the Alabama chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
AFSP Stronger Communities Conference Convenes Leading Experts to Discuss Community-based Suicide Prevention Education in NH
Presentations and topics will focus on initiatives and research-based programs that address suicide prevention across a person’s lifespan and within specific high-risk groups.
To address this need, the Arkansas chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention decided to host Stronger Communities: LBGTQ+ Suicide Prevention, a full-day conference to teach local mental health providers how to address suicide risk in the LGBTQ+ community.