Posts tagged Safety
Acceptance Matters: LGBTQ Youth and The Cost of Family Rejection

“Being able to feel safe with other people defines mental health; safe connections are fundamental to meaningful and satisfying lives.”—Dr. Bessel van der Kolk

There is nothing more important to mental health than having safe connections with others; to feel truly seen and heard, and to sense that we belong. This visceral feeling of safety is a powerful buffer against stress, discrimination & trauma.

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