Article Published: 9/23/2022
A new report by The Trevor Project shows that a unique convergence of stressors experienced by young people with a multiracial and LGBTQ identity may make them more susceptible to negative experiences, and as a result, poorer mental health and well-being.
The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and mental health organization for LGBTQ youth.
The report, titled “The Mental Health and Well-Being of Multiracial LGBTQ Youth,” explores the mental health and well-being of LGBTQ youth who are multiracial and provides within-group findings to highlight different experiences among them.
According to the report:
Read the report in its entirety here. For other helpful resources, visit the CCE Academy online, where you can take several courses, including “Blast the Binary: Working with Gender-Expansive Clients.” You may also find the article “Counseling Older LGBTQ+ Adults of Color: Relational-Cultural Theory in Practice,” published in The Professional Counselor, informative.
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