[lgbtassist] Sexual Orientation and Suicide Attempt Disparities Among US Adolescents: 2009–2017

  • From: Vida Khavar <vkhavar@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lgbtassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 17:47:58 -0400



Sexual Orientation and Suicide Attempt Disparities Among US Adolescents: 
2009–2017
      

      
Sexual minority adolescents face mental health disparities relative to 
heterosexual adolescents. This study from The Official Journal of American 
Pediatrics evaluated temporal changes in US adolescent reported sexual 
orientation and suicide attempts by sexual orientation. Researchers used 
Youth Risk Behavioral Surveillance data from six states that collected data 
on sexual orientation identity and four states that collected data on sex of 
sexual contacts continuously between 2009 and 2017. Read here

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