Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Stress Is a Public Health Concern, Too

Public health campaigns in cities have long focused on changing individual behaviors: Don’t smoke. Use a condom. Don’t drink and drive.

But public health leaders from around the world are starting to acknowledge that the scope of their work must extend to underlying factors that cause risky behaviors.

“Our work can’t be limited to exhortations to eat better and stop smoking,” said Adam Karpati, a senior vice president at Vital Health Strategies, an organization that works to strengthen public heal…