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11:39 | 20th August 2017

News: UK

Thu 1 Apr, 2010
By Sam Bristowe


Teenagers who are struggling to come to terms with their sexuality can be forced into thoughts of suicide

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Former Big Brother star Anna Nolan has expressed her concerns that gay bullying is still very much in the forefront forcing some youngsters to take their own lives.

The reality TV star-come-presenter has warned the number of teenagers who are struggling to come to terms with their sexuality can be forced into thoughts of suicide because of social rejection and bullying.

Nolan stated that the cause of the youngsters taking their own life was due to their struggling with the bullying from fellow youngsters.

Papyrus is a charity that works against the prevention of young suicide who aim to:

• Support young people who may be at risk of suicide and those who live or work with them

• Commission research and campaign for change

• Share expertise and good practice

• Produce resources for families and professionals.



If you are struggling to come to terms with your sexuality and are contemplating suicide contact or you are concerned about someone close to you.

08000 68 41 41

Or to donate or receive more information on their services visit:

http://www.papyrus-uk.org/

 

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