Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment, Volumes Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. This type of stress is known as "minority stress" as it is exerted on minority populations. Replies to my comment. No person should ever feel the need to take their life because of their sexuality and it is important to let people know there is help for gays with depression.
Suicide among LGBT youth
Crisis prevention services can also connect users to mental health services via referrals; an additional avenue through which psychological suffering can be salved. This page was last edited on 26 Mayat Each school has its own individuality, its own sense of "self", whether it be the teachers, administrators, students, or the surrounding community. LGB youth who experienced severe family rejection were more than 8 times more likely to report having attempted suicide compared with peers from families with little or no rejection. The videos that were posted emphasized the idea that hope is possible despite the bullying that LGBT individuals may face.