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Sheffield Adult Safeguarding Partnership

‘So called’ Conversion Practices Position Statement


Research shows that conversion practices are strongly linked to adverse mental health outcomes, including depression, increased substance abuse, attempts to die by suicide, and other serious concerns. Qualitative studies have found that people who have undergone conversion practices attribute such feelings to the conversion practices they were subjected to.

The following position statement:

  • Sets out Sheffield Adult and Children Safeguarding Partnership’s view on Conversion Practice.
  • Makes recommendations on how this work can be implemented.

Read the position statement here