A 2000 survey reported that 70 percent of lesbians and 60 percent of gay men admitted having sought mental health counseling in some form. It’s normal to feel ‘down’ sometimes, but if those feelings persist or become too extreme, consider talking to a professional about it. There are also free, anonymous depression screening tools available online like the one at www.depression-screening.org.
Check our Resource Directory for LGBT affirming mental health providers in the Rochester area.
To view a complete listing of all 31 Ways in 31 Days, visit our 31 Ways page.
For more information about events going on during LGBT Health Month in the Rochester area, visit our online calendar of events.