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There are a variety of risk behaviors and inherent health risks that LGBTQ young people experience. LGBTQ youths often are marginalized by family or friends, and we know that marginalized populations in general are at a higher risk for mental health and substance abuse issues. This group also is less likely to get care, especially care in which they may need to acknowledge their status to a provider.
In this tip sheet, Lawrence D’Angelo M.D., M.P.H., division chief of adolescent and young adult medicine at Children’s National Health System in Washington, D.C and director of the Youth Pride Clinic at Children’s, offers some advice on talking with LGBTQ youth, some of the special health and privacy concerns they face and resources for journalists.
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