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Affirmation Brazil Hosting LGBT Suicide Prevention Symposium

Affirmation Brazil Hosting LGBT Suicide Prevention Symposium

Affirmation Brazil is rolling up their sleeves to do something in their country to help these people. We are hosting a symposium and inviting other organizations helping the LGBT population on September 25th in São Paulo.

It’s Time for Us All to Do Something about Suicide — Together

It’s Time for Us All to Do Something about Suicide — Together

For decades we have witnessed members of our community suffering. As an organization, Affirmation feels best positioned to be the first contact for those in the LGBTQ+ community who reside with fundamental risk factors, particularly the LDS & LGBTQ+ intersection.

Affirmation Implements New Suicide Prevention Initiative

Affirmation Implements New Suicide Prevention Initiative

Thanks to a $25,000 grant from the LDS Foundation, QPR Institute training on suicide prevention will be provided to Affirmation leaders and at Affirmation conferences worldwide. Affirmation will also make training on trauma and suicide prevention available online at no cost.

Measuring, Understanding and Solving the Problem of Suicide

Measuring, Understanding and Solving the Problem of Suicide

Community and family acceptance are key. Individuals who want to make a difference for LGBT Mormon teens and adults can begin by engaging in conversations. Download some resources here that you can use to facilitate some of those conversations.

Utah Suicide Stats Alarming

Suicide in Utah by the Numbers 315: Average number of Utahns who die by suicide each year 1,440: Hospitalized suicide attempts each year 6: Average suicides a week 81: Percent […]

Suicide Prevention & Awareness

Community Service Organizations The Trevor Project: Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention for LGBTQ Youth Articles BYU Students Speak Candidly about Suicide   October 2013 On the Suicide of Chris Beers: A […]

BYU Students Speak Candidly about Suicide

BYU Students Speak Candidly about Suicide

Understanding Same-Gender Attraction (USGA), a BYU group for LGBT students, has released “Just Be There,” a 6-minute video featuring LGBT BYU students who describe candidly their experiences dealing with depression and their attempts to take their own lives.

Mormons Building Bridges to Walk for Suicide Prevention

Mormons Building Bridges to Walk for Suicide Prevention

September 14 at 11:00 AM By Doree Jo Ashcraft Burt Mormons Building Bridges is partnering with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at their Out of the Darkness Community Walk, September […]

I Do Remember That the Thought Kept Going through My Mind, “Where Do We Go from Here?”

I Do Remember That the Thought Kept Going through My Mind, “Where Do We Go from Here?”

I took a deep breath, sat down on the bed with my face to the wall and my back to my husband. He said something about my needing to hear him out and not overreact. I agreed, and finally, he said, “I am gay.”