Yes, very much so.

What’s so striking about the data to me is that kids who enter these programs voluntarily (as opposed to being forced by their parents) are most particularly correlated with increased suicide attempts.

I’m thinking that must relate to what you’re saying about Christian and secular.

It would stand to reason that adolescents with genuine Christian faith would be more likely to volunteer for therapy.

I’m not a Christian and don’t want to overstep my bounds in talking about Christian texts, but the Jesus of the gospels doesn’t seem to have been a person in favor of harming kids.

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