The mediating role of family acceptance and conflict on suicidality among sexual and gender minority youth

Introduction:┬áPrior research suggests sexual and gender minority (SGM) youth are profoundly impacted by levels of parental support. This study assessed mediating effects of generalized family acceptance and conflict on lifetime suicidal behaviors among a large diverse sample comprising both SGM and non-SGM youth in early adolescence, when intervention to optimize family dynamics may be critical. […]

Safety planning in context: A case study integrating DBT techniques and ACT for overlapping suicide and psychosis risk

Suicide risk is markedly higher for clients at clinical high risk for psychosis (CHR-p) compared to the general population. Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) has a strong evidence base supporting its utility for managing suicide risk. Meanwhile, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) has been shown to effectively treat individuals with psychosis symptoms, as well as comorbid […]