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CDC survey: Female, LGBQ+ students experience more violence, display poor mental health

The survey shows female, LGBQ+ students, in particular, are experiencing alarming rates of violence, poor mental health, suicidal thoughts and behaviors.

News 12 Staff

May 2, 2023, 12:41 PM

Updated 441 days ago

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New results from a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey confirm what many educators have been reporting-- poor mental health is becoming a growing problem in nearly all groups of young people.
The full report was released last week. It shows female, LGBQ+ students, in particular, are experiencing alarming rates of violence, poor mental health, suicidal thoughts and behaviors.
The takeaway from the report is that overall young people are experiencing a level of trauma and distress that requires action.  


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