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Utah Coalition Plan Focuses on LGBTQ Suicide Prevention

Utah Coalition Plan Focuses on LGBTQ Suicide Prevention SALT LAKE CITY - Members of Utah's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer or Questioning community are at a much greater suicide risk than any other identifiable group. Using a 2019 Utah study on health issues - which for the first time included gender identity and sexual orientation - the Utah Suicide Prevention Coalition has developed an LGBTQ Strategic Suicide Prevention Plan. The coalition found that gay, lesbian and bisexual Utahns have higher rates of mental-health concerns, due in part to discrimination and a lack of acceptance by some. ...(Read More)

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