Outright Vermont supports youth who identify as LGBTQ by providing safe and nurturing options for what an authentic life can be.
LGBTQ Youth- 4:55
with Dana Kaplan
Posted Dec 14, 2017
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LGBT teens and young adults have one of the highest rates of suicide attempts compared to the general population. Outright Vermont supports youth who identify as LGBTQ by providing safe and nurturing options for what an authentic life can be.
Hosted by: Eric ClemonsProduced by: Western New England Newsmakers Team
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Interview recorded October 26, 2017. Hosted by Eric Clemons.
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Schroeder stated, "Vision loss...can be very tough and it is difficult for people to adjust to. Most people lose their site... as they are aging."
Visit American Foundation for the Blind at www.AFB.org.