Competencies for counseling gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender clients. If confirmed as actual suicides, these figures would translate to an alarmingly high rate of suicides for everypost-surgery transsexuals. Identification, assessment and initial management. The following are research-based steps parents can take to support the health and well-being of their LGB teen:. Additional studies have been reported since the conference, further expanding our knowledge base.
At the level of educational programs and practice, teachers clearly play a key role in establishing a positive school climate for LGBT and all students Russell et al.
For example, research has shown that in schools with LGB support groups such as gay-straight alliancesLGB students were less likely to experience threats of violence, miss school because they felt unsafe, or attempt suicide than those students in schools without LGB support groups. Back Get Help. Relationships in the United States.
Prevalence of non-medical drug use and dependence among homosexually active men and women in the U.