Top 6 Resources for Trans Youth Mental Health

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The best way to support a trans or gender diverse youth’s mental health is to use their chosen name and pronouns. One accepting adult has been shown to reduce rates of suicide attempts by up to 40%. As clinician’s we can be an accepting adult. We can also honor their privacy if they don’t want their parents yet to know their chosen name or pronouns. 


Other phenomenal resources for trans youth mental health:


Each individual youth may need a different way to connect with community and counselors, so it is nice to have different options. Some youth will love youth groups and some will never want to go to a group but thrive on Discord. Offer them options and check in often.


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