Suicidal ideation and attempts among sexual minority youths receiving social services.

@article{Walls2008SuicidalIA,
  title={Suicidal ideation and attempts among sexual minority youths receiving social services.},
  author={N. Eugene Walls and Stacey Freedenthal and Hope Wisneski},
  journal={Social work},
  year={2008},
  volume={53 1},
  pages={21-9}
}
The increased risk of suicidal ideation and attempts among sexual minority youths have been documented in studies using both convenience samples and representative community samples. However, as most youths do not access social services, these studies do not necessarily represent the sexual minority youths that community-based social workers may encounter in their day-to-day practice. As such, the present study on risk and protective factors related to suicidality surveyed 182 sexual minority… CONTINUE READING

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