At risk for suicide
According to a 2015 survey by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), lesbian, gay and bisexual high school students are at higher risk for suicide than their non-lgb peers.
Source: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Explore the data collected by the CDC in its national Youth Risk Behavior Survey, conducted with more than 15,000 American teenagers.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2016, June 10). Youth risk behavior surveillance-United States, 2015. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Surveillance Summaries, 65(6). https://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/data/yrbs/pdf/2015/ss6506_updated.pdf