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201 South 40th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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October 2019

Resilience Across the Rainbow: Suicide Prevention in LGBTQ+ Communities

October 19 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Free Library – Walnut Street West Location, 201 South 40th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and other sexual and gender minorities are at greater risk of attempting and dying by suicide than straight and/or cisgender persons. Interpersonal, community, and structural factors contribute to elevated risk. At the same time, some of these same factors can also promote resilience—the ability to bounce back after a setback. LGBTQ+ communities have historically demonstrated great resilience in the face of adversity. This event is designed to support the resilience of LGBTQ+ community members…

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