Gay and bisexual men's health survey

Document type
Survey
Author(s)
Guasp, April
Publisher
Stonewall
Date of publication
1 January 2012
Subject(s)
Health Services
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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With 6,861 respondents from across Britain, this is the largest survey ever conducted of gay and bisexual men’s health needs in the world. However, it demonstrates that many of those needs are not being met and that there are areas of significant concern – most particularly in mental health and drug use – that have been overlooked by health services which too often focus solely on gay men’s sexual health. This report also provides hard evidence that gay and bisexual men nationwide are more likely to attempt suicide, self-harm and have depression than their straight peers. They are also more likely to smoke, drink and take illegal drugs.

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