suicide prevention

Press Release – Canada’s LGBTQ youth at greater risk of suicide than straight youth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 27 September 2013 Toronto: Today Egale Canada Human Rights Trust (ECHRT) launched the Report on Outcomes and Recommendations from the first national Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Two Spirit, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ) Youth Suicide...
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What You Should Know About LGBTQ Youth Suicide in Canada

Every year, on average, 500 Canadian youth (ages 10 – 24) die by suicide (Statistics Canada). It is unknown, however, how many of these youth identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, Two Spirit or queer (LGBTQ), or may be struggling with questions...
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Report on Outcomes and Recommendations: LGBTQ Youth Suicide Prevention Summit

Every year, an average of five hundred Canadian youth take their own life (Statistics Canada, 2008).[1] What is unknown, however, is how many of these youth identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, Two Spirit or queer, or are struggling with questions...
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Media Advisory – Canada’s LGBTQ youth at greater risk of suicide than straight youth

  MEDIA ADVISORY 26 September 2013   TORONTO:  Lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, Two Spirit, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) youth are at significantly greater risk of suicide than their heterosexual and cisgender peers: 33% of LGB youth have attempted...
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