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- Are elevated levels of suicide attempts in this population primarily a reflection of elevated rates during youth adolescence and young adulthood?
- About Us Purpose. The survey, conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , looked at a nationally representative sample of 15, students across the country in that were in grades 9 through 12 typically 14 to 18 years old.
Suicidality patterns and sexual orientation-related factors among lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth. People, in general, need to understand their own misconceptions and stereotypes of what being LGBT is. LGB teens and young adults have one of the highest rates of suicide attempts.