Suicidal behavior among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth

Date: 2012
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
Author:  National Center for the Prevention of Youth Suicide
Publisher:  American Association of Suicidology (AAS)

This fact sheet describes the extent of suicidal behavior among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth, including thoughts of and planning for suicide, nonfatal suicide attempts, and suicide deaths. It also describes prevention implications and lists risk and protective factors.

Populations:  Youth, Children Ages 12 and Younger, Adolescents, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and/or Transgender People
About Suicide:  Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior, Ideation, Attempts, Risk and Protective Factors
Planning and Implementing:  Cultural Competence