Year: 2018 Source: [5] p. SIEC No: 20180487

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth face unique challenges in their lives that place them at greater risk of developing mental health disorders. These challenges include language used in society, harassment in schools and familial rejection. This article will provide a thorough overview of each topic, and provide professionals and paraprofessionals working with youth tips for creating LGBT* positive environments.