Blog posts tagged with "pride"
It is important to recognize the mental health needs of the LGBTQ+ members of our community. According to NAMI, LGB youth are more than twice as likely to report experiencing persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness than their heterosexual peers. Transgender youth face are twice as likely to experience depressive symptoms, seriously consider suicide, and attempt suicide compared to cisgender lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer and questioning youth.
This past weekend, Safe Haven was able to attend the Mansfield Pride festival in downtown Mansfield. The theme of this year’s Pride was “One Community: United.” Their theme focused on how all members of the LGBTQ community are not a