Archive for September 2012

Small Efforts Can Make a Big Difference

As you know from my last blog post, September is National Suicide Prevention Month. The leading national organization focused on suicide prevention, The Trevor Project ,  has launched a campaign to encourage conversation and support for the GLBTQ population.  Celebrities Endorse “ Talk To Me “ Campaign With Kevin McHale of Glee fame as a…

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Suicide Prevention Day Lives On

Last Monday, September 10th, was World Suicide Prevention Day, designated by the World Health Organization to promote world-wide commitment and initiatives to prevent suicide. On that day, the 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention was published by the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention and U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin. The strategy details multiple goals…

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Get Thee to a Shrink

It is not uncommon for a parent of a recently out child, to want to take him/her to a mental health professional. Every parent wants his child to be happy, and you may be assuming because he/she is gay, that they have deep-rooted problems. While this may seem altruistic and responsible on your part, to…

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