Floyd PFLAG will have a booth at the annual Floyd Health Fair on Saturday, March 24th. Please join us between 11am and 3pm at Floyd County High School’s new gym. LGBTQ+ community members and allies are welcome to help with the booth.
LOVE SAVES LIVES:
– Substance Abuse
– Risk for HIV and STDs
– Self Harm
– Suicide Ideation
– Suicide Completion
– School Attendance
– Academic Performance
– Healthy Families
– Physical Health
– Mental Health
– School climate
– Safe community climate
Information for the booth is based on the research of Caitlin Ryan, PhD from San Francisco State referenced in the CDC resources: Family Acceptance Project
• rejected teens are more than 8 times as likely to have attempted suicide
• nearly 6 times as likely to report high levels of depression
• more than 3 times as likely to use illegal drugs
• more than 3 times as likely to be at high risk for HIV and sexually transmitted diseases
Please join us on Saturday, April 7th for Floyd PFLAG’s first ever gender neutral contra dance! Stephanie Marie will be calling and there will be live music with the McKenzies (Woody & Marcia) playing. All dances will be taught. Beginners are encouraged to come early when the first lessons will happen.
Don’t know about contra dancing? Check out this article written just for you!