For teenagers in Utah, the leading cause of death is suicide. This risk is even higher for those in the LGBTQ population.

In 2018, Governor Gary Herbert created a Suicide Task Force to explore the issue.  Since then, Equality Utah has worked to lower the suicide rate in Utah. One of the best ways to do this is to end conversation therapy, which studies find increases suicide rates and suicidal thoughts for those subjected to it.

Click here to read more about this, and what is being done to stop conversion therapy in Utah.