Depression and the LGBTQ+ Elder Community

August 2023 | SAGE

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“Living with depression is challenging for anyone. But when you’re also facing disparities and hurdles associated with being LGBTQ+ — such as rejection, discrimination, and violence — it can add to mental health challenges. ”

If you’re an LGBTQ+ individual and experiencing symptoms of depression,
you are NOT alone. This fact sheet provides an overview of depression and resources available.