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LGBTQ+ Health

June 7th, 2021 By: Mya Davidson People who are in the LGBTQ+ Community are members of every community. They are diverse and come from all walks of life, all races and ethnicities, all ages, and all socioeconomic statuses. Therefore, the needs of this community should be considered in public health efforts to improve the overall health of every person and…

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Mental Health and the LGBTQ+ Community

LGBTQ+ individuals have higher suicide rates, higher substance abuse rates as well as higher chances of depression, anxiety and other mental illness than any other single group of people. As much as 30% of the LGBTQ+ community has substance abuse struggles, compared to 9% of the general population. May is mental health awareness month, and with Pride month just a…

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