42 percent of non-binary young people had also attempted suicide, as well as 30 percent of young trans women, according to the US study.
“He went to school and said he was gonna tell people he’s gay because he’s proud of himself.”
“We know that suicide attempts are three times more likely for LGBTI Australians than for the general population.”
The BeyondNow app helps you create a safety plan with steps to get you through suicidal thoughts, feelings, distress or crisis.
“It gave me the confidence to start the conversation, and reassured me that I didn’t need to have all the answers”
More than 90 per cent said the postal survey had a negative impact on them, just as advocates warned it would.
Over 40 per cent of people living with HIV will have depression or anxiety.
“If you’ve never experienced the rollercoaster of depression it can be difficult to spot the signs: in friends or in yourself”
beyondblue has launched Wingmen, an online resource to help gay men support their friends during a crisis.