According to “Injustice at Every Turn: A Report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey” in 2011, 41 percent of the 6,400+ respondents reported a suicide attempt, compared to a rate of 1.6 percent for the general population. Here are a few resources you can share with at-risk people in the trans community. It’s up to all of us to keep our community safe.
- Saving Our Lives w/ Spanish Captions from Jesse B on Vimeo.
- Saving Our Lives w/ English Captions from Jesse B on Vimeo.
- Order DVD of Saving Our Lives: Preventing Suicide in Transgender Communities
Preventing Transgender Suicide: An Introduction for Providers
Includes definitions, warning signs, victimization and PTSD, systemic stressors, protective factors, where to learn more, and references.