(SAMHSA) “A Practitioners Resource Guide: Helping Families to support Their LGBT Children.”

3.29.2014
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is releasing “A Practitioners Resource Guide: Helping Families to support Their LGBT Children.” This resource Guide is designed to help health care and social service practitioners provide greater insight to families on how they can support their children who are coming out or identifying themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT). SAMHSA produced this Guide based in part on research from the Family Acceptance Project, which indicates that LGBT young adults who reported high levels of family rejection during adolescence, compared with peers from families that reported no or low levels of family rejection, were: