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Parent Talk: Mental Health Around The Holidays

The holidays are generally a positive and happy time for kids and teens, but the reality of the situation for many is that this season brings a spike in anxiety and depression. Particularly for LGBTQ+ youth, family gatherings around the holidays can be incredibly difficult. Certain members of the family may not know about, or worse yet, may not accept a youth’s LGBTQ+ identity which can lead to conflict. Below, we’ve put together a series of tips for youth and parents to make sure everyone has a safe holiday season.

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