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Trans young people at alarmingly high risk of suicide and depression, report reveals - ABC Online

High school student Leon had already chosen his new name by the time he summoned the courage to tell his parents he was transgender or trans — a moment he describes as "really scary". That was two years ago when he was 14, and the Perth teenager is ...and more »

One In Two Young Transgender People Have Attempted Suicide - Huffington Post Australia

As disgusting, hurtful and plain false messages about the LGBTQ community abound in the lead-up to a marriage equality postal survey, sobering new research has found young transgender people are at massively increased risk of suicide or depression ...and more »

Almost half of trans young people try to end their lives. How can we reduce this alarming statistic? - The Conversation AU

A new study released today has found trans young people in Australia are experiencing extraordinarily high levels of mental health difficulties, including depression, anxiety, self-harm and suicide attempts. Additionally, trans young people face ...and more »

Transgender Youth Face Extraordinarily High Rates Of Suicide And Depression - Junkee

This article discusses mental illness and suicide. _. Young transgender people in Australia experience extraordinarily high rates of mental illness and suicide risk relative to the general population, a groundbreaking new survey has found. The Trans ...and more »

Landmark study into trans youth finds high risks of suicide and self harm - OUTinPerth

A ground-breaking survey by the Telethon Kids Institute in Perth has found trans young people are at high risk for suicide and are approximately 10 times more likely than other young Australians to experience serious depression and anxiety. The ...and more »

Trans youth at higher risk of suicide, says study - The Australian

Share this article. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. Trans youth at higher risk of suicide, says study. Michelle and son Leon, who told his parents that he wanted to transition to a male two years ago. Victoria Laurie. Senior Reporter. 12:00AM ...and more »

Transgender kids at high risk of suicide and depression, according to Telethon Kids Institute researcher Ashleigh Lin - The West Australian

A WA survey has found that transgender young people are at high risk of suicide and are much more likely to suffer depression. Telethon Kids Institute researchers said trans young people - those who identified as a different gender to that assigned at ...and more »