A survey conducted by the U. National Institute on Drug Abuse website. National Center for Health Statistics; For example, gay and bisexual men and lesbian and bisexual women report greater odds of frequent mental distress and depression than their heterosexual counterparts. Accessed July 25, HIV infection is particularly prevalent among gay and bisexual men men who have sex with men, or MSM and transgender women who have sex with men.
The Mental Health of Transgender Youth:
Substance Use and SUDs in LGBT Populations
Substance use and treatment of substance use disorders in a community sample of transgender adults. For example, gay and bisexual men and lesbian and bisexual women report greater odds of frequent mental distress and depression than their heterosexual counterparts. Community-based harm reduction substance abuse treatment with methamphetamine-using men who have sex with men. Sexual Orientation and Health Among U. Accessed July 25, They also face a greater risk of harassment and violence.
Census Bureau found that a higher percentage of LGBT adults between 18 and 64 reported past-year binge drinking five or more drinks on a single occasion than heterosexual adults. Building culturally sensitive substance use prevention and treatment programs for transgendered populations. Published May 15, Characteristics of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals entering substance abuse treatment. The Mental Health of Transgender Youth: