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Spotlight on Women's Health
Suicide Prevention

Exploring Self-directed Violence among Sexual and Gender Minority Veterans


by John Blosnich, PhD, MPH
Seminar date: 5/8/2017

Description: The presentation includes: (1) epidemiologic information and theoretical frameworks about disparities in suicide risk among sexual and gender minority (i.e., lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) populations with specific attention to what is currently known among the US Veteran population; and (2) VA systems-level initiatives to assure health equity for sexual and gender minority Veterans. Intended audience: health services researchers, healthcare providers and administrators, and Veterans.



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