Blog: November 2022

Mental Health Matters: The LGBTQIA+ Community

Posted on: November 8, 2022 | By: Riley Keenan , Program Director, Coordinated Assessment Kaleidoscope Advocate
As we transition into a post pandemic world, we find ourselves frequently discussing the importance of mental health. The time to prioritize mental health is now. However, every individual and community faces unique challenges to their mental health, particularly the LGBTQIA+ community. A report from The Trevor Project showed that 73% of LGBTQIA+ youth report experiencing symptoms of anxiety, 58% report symptoms of depression, and 45% report having seriously considered attempting suicide in the past year. According to the US Transgender Survey, 40% of transgender adults have attempted suicide...
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