Gays' mental health can be helped or ...

Gays' mental health can be helped or hurt by family reactions

There are 5 comments on the LA Daily News story from Dec 29, 2008, titled Gays' mental health can be helped or hurt by family reactions. In it, LA Daily News reports that:

Young gay people whose parents or guardians responded negatively when they revealed their sexual orientation were more likely to attempt suicide, experience severe depression and use drugs than those whose ...

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Norman Moore

Sunland, CA

#1 Dec 29, 2008
Your mental health is a function of how YOU deal with the others around you. If you choose to let others affect you then they will. The more you submit the more they will push at you. Too many people want to blame their issues on others. Too many people want to take dangerous drugs to cope with that they should be able to handle if they behaved as intelligent people. We can't get marijuana legalized but we have a bevy of charlatans pushing more dangerous drugs bolstered by massive ad campaigns.

The most dangerous drugs I know are the psychiatric drugs which are fully legal if prescribed. The side effects of these compounds is frightening if you study them on line where the information is readily available. If we were to legalize marijuana and possible some other popular recreational drugs along with taxiing them it could be a benefit all around.
Ayahuasca Shaman

Albuquerque, NM

#2 Dec 29, 2008
Just remember: Homosexuality is NOT a mental disease! It is just as normal as bestiality, pedophilia, and tree-hugging!
#3 Sep 24, 2013
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Louisville, KY

#4 Sep 24, 2013
In the 1980's, when I revealed to my family I was gay, they responded in a negative way. But who's my life. The seal of approval from others is neither desired nor required.

Since: Jun 11


#6 Sep 24, 2013
This is not new information. Important, but nothing new.

We've known since the early days of social science what history has taught and common sense should reveal: Prejudice and discrimination cause needless suffering and death.

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