Pride Month Symposium: Suicide Prevention in LGBTQ+ Youth
In celebration of Pride Month, the NIMH Intramural Research Program (IRP) Office of the Scientific Director hosted an interactive hybrid symposium and a moderated panel discussion on the latest interventions, future directions, and resources on suicide prevention for LGBTQ+ youth.
José Bauermeister, Ph.D.
Albert M. Greenfield Professor of Human Relations & Department Chair
Department of Family and Community Health
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Kathryn R. Fox, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of Denver
Jill Harkavy-Friedman, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President of Research
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Admiral Rachel L. Levine, M.D.
Assistant Secretary for Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jack Turban, M.D.
Director, Gender Psychiatry Program and Assistant Professor
Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
University of California, San Francisco
Christopher Veal, M.D.
Medical Resident, Family Medicine
Carle Foundation Hospital/University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
If you or someone you know is in crisis, call or text the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at 988 (para ayuda en español, llame al 988). The Lifeline provides 24-hour, confidential support to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Call 911 in life-threatening situations. If you are worried about a friend’s social media updates, you can contact safety teams at the social media company. They will reach out to connect the person with the help they need.
Learn more about suicide prevention and resources for help.
IRP Office of the Scientific Director