Keygan Miller – Substance Use and Suicide Risk Among LGBTQ Youth
Keygan Miller is the Public Training Manager for The Trevor Project, the world’s largest suicide prevention and mental health organization for LGBTQ young people. Keygan oversees design and facilitation of public trainings to advance Trevor’s life-saving suicide prevention work and teach audiences to be strong allies for LGBTQ youth. Prior to this work, Keygan was an Advocacy Manager at The Trevor Project and they served as an Intervention Specialist for Cincinnati Public Schools. Keygan received a Master of Arts in Education in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Cincinnati as well as a Master of Education and Human Development in Education Policy from The George Washington University.
Substance Use and Suicide Risk Among LGBTQ Youth
Using Data from The Trevor Project’s National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health we will examine the relationship between substance use and suicide risk among LGBTQ young people, focusing on what can be done to reduce harm, decrease risk factors, and increase protective factors for LGBTQ youth.
At the conclusion of this training, participants will be able to:
- Identify how to reduce harm and risk factors for substance use and suicide risk among LGBTQ.
- Identify how to increase protective factors for LGBTQ.