Transgender people have significantly higher instances of mental illness than the general population. They are also at a greater risk for suicide.
Harrowing statistics from a study revealed alarming levels of attempted suicide among transgender youth.
Transgender adolescents are far more likely to attempt suicide than teens whose identity matches what it says on their birth certificates, and trans male youth are especially at risk, a U.S. study suggests. Roughly half of transgender teens who identify as male but were assigned a.