Youth Depression and Violence Data
To assess adolescent behavioral health risks.
Health risk behaviors in public school students grades 6 through 12 that contribute to the major causes of death, disease, injury, and social problems.
- One in nine (11.6%) of middle school students made a suicide plan.
- More high school students have felt sad or hopeless in2017 than in 2011.
- Lesbian, Gay or Bi-sexual (LGB) and students with disabilites are more than twice as likely to feel sad or hopeless than their peers.