Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites. Bullying puts youth at increased risk for depression, suicidal ideation, misuse of drugs and alcohol, risky sexual behavior, and can affect academics as well. It has beneficial psychosocial and developmental effects for youth, too. However, being "out" or just being perceived as being LGBTQ, can put some youth at increased risk for bullying. There are important and unique considerations for strategies to prevent and address bullying of LGBTQ youth. While some of the strategies are specifically for LGBTQ youth, most of them, if adopted by schools and communities, make the environments safer for all students.
Mental health support if you're lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans (LGBTQ+)
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