Mental Health Education Day 3

Mental Health Education Day 3

Published on 3 May 2022
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Mental Health Education Month: Day 3 Presented by Schism Ministry
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FACT: Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among youth
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- At least one member of the LGBTQ+ youth attempts suicide every 45 seconds 
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- Key Risk Factors include Minority Stress,  Rejection, Discrimination, and Conversion Therapy
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- Protective factors include social support,  Affirming spaces, and reformed policies 
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Studies have shown successful youth have 3 points of adult support in society
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However, the Trevor Project found a 40% decrease among youth in the last year who had at least 1 supportive adult
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In other words:
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ONE person can make all the difference