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National data suggests that LGBTQ youth are at greater risk than their peers for mental health challenges, including depression and suicide.

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Disparities/Disproportionalities | LGBTQI-2S | Policy | School Violence | Vulnerable Populations

Disciplinary referrals were reduced by 28% from the 2013-14 to 2015-16 school year by implementing a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) and evidence-based practices, such as Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBS) and restorative practices, with fidelity at the elementary, middle,...

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Evidence Based/Informed | LGBTQI-2S | School Violence | System Change

Healthy development depends on the interplay between protective and risk factors that affect a child through early adulthood. Identity formation, parent and peer relations, and connection to community. Research reveals that experiencing marginalization, physical or verbal threats, discrimination,...


Provides information and resources to assist practitioners within the health and social service systems to implement best practices in engaging/helping families and/or caregivers to support their lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) children.