News | Topic: Suicide

Nearly 2% Of High School Youth Identify As Trans – And More Than 1/3 Of Them Have Attempted Suicide

New findings published in the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report reveal nearly 2 percent of high schoolers in America identify as transgender, and approximately 35 percent have attempted to end their life sometime in the last 12 months. Read the article here.

Among Teens, Transgender Males Are Most Likely To Attempt Suicide, Study Says

Gender identity strongly influences the likelihood a teen will attempt suicide, a new study finds. Read the article here.

Gay Teens Have More Than Double The Risk Of Suicide As Heterosexuals In America, Study Reveals

Suicidal thoughts and attempts are vastly more common among gay, lesbian, bisexual and queer teens in the US. Read the article here.

1 in 3 Teen Boys Sexually Assaulted Tries Suicide, Study Finds

Among healthy-weight boys, 3.5 percent of those with no history of sexual assault attempted suicide within the past year, compared with more than 33 percent of those who had been sexually assaulted, the investigators found.

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