When Teen Boys Lose Hope

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Hopeless and angry young males can do desperate things. How mentors can stand by in their times of crisis.

Sexual Pain and Sexual Healing

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Sexual pain is a common—and commonly misunderstood—burden, but there are proper ways of alleviating it. And they all involve a human touch.

Diary of a Gay Skinhead

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Brotherhood means answering when your friend has the courage to ask. A excerpt from Pedro Serrano’s book, Pride—Diary of a Gay Skinhead, in the Men and Suicide series.

Stepping Off

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Despair, and the recklessness of hopeless youth, contribute to the numbers of boys and men who “step off” this world. There are options, however, for those who remain.

Boys, Men, and Suicide

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Although 80% of completed suicides are by males, there are no national programs specifically aimed at men or boys. Tom Golden wants to change that.

“I’ve known three guys personally that followed through with their suicides and they sure as heck never let anyone know.”

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This comment was from Tom B. on the post “Close Call: My Brush with Suicide” by Tim Pylypiuk