James “Jamie” Carroll is in private practice in St. Louis, MO. His clinical interests include: Trauma, Reactive Attachment Disorder, and LGBTQ clients. He has an MA in Professional Counseling from Lindenwood University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. In addition, he is a National Certified Counselor, a Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, a Certified Hypnotherapist, and a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor.
Jamie is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling, EMDRIA, National Guild of Hypnosis, Association for Play Therapy, American Counseling Association-Missouri, the Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling-Missouri, Missouri Mental Health Counselor Association, Illinois Counseling Association.
Presentation Title: Suicide Prevention and LGBTQ Youth
Suicide is a major health problem for our youth. It is even more problematic for LGBTQ youths. In this presentation, we will examine factors that place LGBTQ youth at a higher risk for suicide. Additionally, various strategies will be discussed to help mitigate these factors.
- Have an understanding of the statistics regarding straight and LGBTQ youth and suicide
- Have and understanding of the factors that put LGBTQ youth at greater risk for suicide.
- Implement strategies to help mitigate factors that contribute to suicide among LGBTQ youth.