Articles Tagged ‘Long Island Crisis Center’

Long Island Schools Struggle With Rise In Teen Suicides

LI Schools Struggle With Rise In Teen Suicides

For Lynn Hunter* the suicidal thoughts began in 9th grade…

Inside Long Island Suicide and Crisis Hotlines

by Rashed Mian and Christopher Twarowski Photos by Ethan Stokes Rachel Priest was a sophomore at Roslyn High School when she started cutting herself. She…

Growing Up Gay on Long Island

It’s Friday night in Bay Shore, and groups of noisy teens are filing into Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth (LIGALY) headquarters. Each week, the nonprofit hosts OUTlet, a weekly social gathering for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) teens ages 13 to 21. Tonight’s theme is high school stereotypes: Goth. Geek. Cheerleader.