LGBT+ youth face tougher time as first offenders, study finds

JJBH in the NewsApril 1, 2018

Teens who get in trouble with the law have high rates of substance abuse and mental health issues, but the problems are even worse for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer adolescents who are first-time offenders, researchers say in a study published today in the Journal of Adolescent Health.