Accepting Adults Reduce Suicide Attempts Among LGBTQ Youth
JUN. 27, 2019 — LGBTQ youth who report having at least one accepting adult were 40% less likely to report a suicide attempt in the past year.
National Estimate of LGBTQ Youth Seriously Considering Suicide
JUN. 27, 2019 — Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among young people, with LGBTQ youth being 4 times more likely to seriously consider suicide, to make a plan for suicide, and to attempt suicide than their peers.
Fostering the Mental Health of LGBTQ Youth
MAY. 30, 2019 — We should acknowledge and identify positive factors in the lived experiences of LGBTQ youth in order to provide the knowledge necessary for improving their real-world outcomes.
Digital Support for Youth in Crisis
APR. 24, 2019 — Youth pointed to factors around authenticity and privacy as their reasons for preferring digital outreach.
Bisexual Youth Experience
MAR. 26, 2019 — Mental health disparities exist for bisexual youth, with almost half seriously considering suicide in the past 12 months.
Data on Transgender Youth
FEB. 22, 2019 — Transgender youth reported significantly increased rates of depression, suicidality, and victimization compared to their cisgender peers.