Preventing Substance Abuse Among LGBTQ Teens
Source: The Human Rights Campaign and Partnership for Drug Free Kids
Focus Population: LGBTQIA+ People, Youth, Youth of Transition Age
Topics: Behavioral Health Organizational Guidance Docs, Family, Homelessness, Housing Support, Schools, School-based Services
The Human Rights Campaign and Partnership for Drug Free Kids provides a review on substance abuse among LGBTQ young people and what contributes to substance use among this population. It also shares recommendations for parents, educators, and other adults who can help LGBTQ teens avoid or limit drug and alcohol use. This resources also outlines public policy that can help reduce substance use among LGBTQ adolescents.