'You Belong Here' Screening
Fri Jun 30 2023 at 06:30 pm to 08:30 pm
Davidson Town Hall & Community Center | Davidson, NC
About this Event
Did you know?
- LGBTQ youth are more than four times as likely to attempt suicide than their peers.
- More than 1.8 million LGBTQ youth (13-24) seriously consider suicide each year in the US- and at least one attempts suicide every 45 seconds.
- LGBTQ youth who live in a community that is accepting of LGBTQ people reported much lower rates of attempting suicide than those who do not.
- The Trevor Project’s research has found that LGBTQ youth who found their school and home to be LGBTQ-affirming reported lower rates of attempting suicide.
Source: The Trevor Project Let's have a conversation and work towards acceptance in our communities.
‘You Belong Here’ is a documentary that explores the stories of LGBTQ+ persons and allies who grew up in and around Pitt County, North Carolina. It highlights LGBTQ+ voices to promote understanding and acceptance and addresses the suicide rate among young people in the community.
The screening will take place at the Davidson Town Hall & Community Center on Friday, June 30th at 6:30pm. Following the screening will be a Q&A panel of individuals with lived experience from the film and local community members.
Topics include: Mental Health, Suicide, Self-Harm, and Homophobia
This is a free event, but donations are welcome and appreciated. Donations go to furthering Davidson LifeLine's mission of supporting mental health awareness and suicide prevention in our community.
Where is it happening?Davidson Town Hall & Community Center, 251 South Street, Davidson, United States
Event Location & Nearby Stays:
USD 0.00 to USD 20.00