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Teenage Suicide Attempts Fall In The US After Same-Sex Marriage Is Legalized | IFLScience
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there was a clear and undeniable decline in the suicide rates among teenagers in those states that legalized same-sex marriage, the researchers were unclear whether this was down to the political campaign surrounding the legalization, which may have helped teens see that they were not alone, or a direct result of the policy itself.
young_people  suicide  stats  lgbt  law  usa 
october 2019 by UnchartedWorlds
Bullied Teen Dies by Suicide; Mom Says School Told Daughter to 'Toughen Up' | Advocate.com
Her daughter was bullied for being bisexual, she says, while also struggling with depression and self-injury. "When you have other people telling you that you're not worthy of anything, or that being bisexual is wrong or somehow disgusting. ... They're going to take that into thought — that maybe I wasn't right for this world."
bi  bullying  school  suicide 
may 2015 by UnchartedWorlds
Coping Mechanisms
on unnecessary triggers in class, etc
abuse  education  suicide  firsthand 
may 2014 by UnchartedWorlds

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