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Research for Change: Centering LGBTQ+ Lives & Communities
During this presentation, we will discuss how historical and contemporary perspectives on mental health decontextualize maladaptive coping behaviors, like self-harm, and position them within individuals vs. oppressive systems; explore the impact of oppression and marginalization on the development and maintenance of self-harm among queer and trans youth, and review recommendations for centering queer and trans youth perspectives in self-harm research, and positioning youth voice as essential for responding to self-harm on both micro and macro levels.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to:
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