updated 02-14-2014

Trans Suicide-Prevention Resources

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.

Video

Postcard

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Brochures

Saving Our Lives: Transgender Suicide Myths, Reality, and Help

Information for transgender people, family, friends, and allies. Includes warning signs, do’s and don’ts, helpful tips, contact information, and myths and realities.

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in English:
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en Español:
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em Português:
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Preventing Transgender Suicide: An Introduction for Providers

Includes definitions, warning signs, victimization and PTSD, systemic stressors, protective factors, where to learn more, and references.

Preventing Suicide