Vancouver researchers broach silence about suicide and LGBT issues with photo exhibit and studies

While suicide rates have traditionally been significantly higher among men than women, rates are even higher for queer men. And yet, it's an issue that remains largely unaddressed.

Postdoctoral research fellow Dr. Olivier Ferlatte of UBC's Men's Health Research program is one of several local researchers who are leading the way toward broaching the silence around suicide in Canada, particularly when it comes to LGBT issues.

This article was written by Craig Takeuchi and originally posted on The Georgia Straight. Please click HERE to read the full article.

 

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Vancouver researchers broach silence about suicide and LGBT issues with photo exhibit and studies
Vancouver researchers broach silence about suicide and LGBT issues with photo exhibit and studies
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