Discuss how to Reduce suicidal thoughts in lesbian, gay, or bisexual high school students.

Discuss how to Reduce suicidal thoughts in lesbian, gay, or bisexual high school students.
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Healthy People 2030 Objective: Reduce suicidal thoughts in lesbian, gay, or bisexual high school students

Problems Addressed

Suicidal Risk in LGBTQ high school students

Increase services for mental health for LGBTQ high school students

Develop national surveys that collect data health data on LGBTQ high school students

Epidemiology, Incidence, Prevalence, and Cost-Burden of the Problem

58.5 percent of sexual minority students in grades 9 through 12 reported that they experienced suicidal ideation in the past 12 months in 2017 (Target 52.1 percent) (Healthy People, 2030)

Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among high school aged your after unintentional injury.

One LGBTQ youth between the ages of 13–24 attempts suicide every 45 seconds in the U.S.

The economic income with the average cost of suicide estimated at $802,939.

Description of the Problem

Suicide is a leading cause of death among youths; however, many more youths are at risk for suicide as a result of experiencing suicidal ideation, making suicide plans, and attempting suicide, making a focus on nonfatal suicidal behavior a crucial public health priority.

NONPF competencies More than being an expert clinician.

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Reduce suicidal thoughts in lesbian, gay, or bisexual high school students

Objective Intent

Mandate sexual orientation and gender identity data collection in all Health and Human Services data collection effort.

Invest in policies, programs, and practices that address LGBT youth substance use, suicidality, and bullying in schools.

Reduce suicidal thoughts in transgender students.

Legislators on Mental Health and Youth Suicide Prevention

Congresswoman Alcee Hastings (D-FL)

Congressman Lois Frankel (D-FL)

State Senator Bobby Powell Jr. (D-West Palm Beach Florida)

Improvements in Clinical Practice and Promote Best Practices

Assessment of depression/anxiety & suicidality with each primary care visit – Best Practice.

Certified Suicide Prevention Schools providing mental health counselors and suicide prevention programs.

Mental health parity in primary care practices – Improvement in Clinical Practice

NONPF competencies More than being an expert clinician.

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Inter-professional Teams

When facing youth who have suicidal problems, the interprofessional team must perform competent health assessments of suicide risk and develop strategies to prevent suicide. The health care teams must work together to assess and maintain environmental safety, develop protocols, policies, and practices consistent with suicide awareness and prevention.

References

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP). (2021, March 21). LGBT. https://health.gov/healthypeople/objectives-and-data/browse-objectives/lgbt#:~:text=Healthy%20People%202030%20focuses%20on,sexual%20orientation%20and%20gender%20identity.

ODPHP. (2021, March 21). Reduce suicidal thoughts in Lesbian, gay, or bisexual high school students – LGBT-06. https://health.gov/healthypeople/objectives-and-data/browse-objectives/lgbt/reduce-suicidal-thoughts-lesbian-gay-or-bisexual-high-school-students-lgbt-06

Pontes, N., Ayres, G. & Pontes, M. (2020). Trends in depressive symptoms and suicidality: Youth risk behavior survey. Nursing Research, 69(3), 176-185. doi: 10.1097/NNR.0000000000000424

NONPF competencies More than being an expert clinician.

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