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Screen for Impacts of Societal Prejudice on LGBT Youth and Adults 

ask about:

o Low self-esteem 

o Lack of social support from understanding peers or adults

o Social isolation: alienation from friends and family; family or peer conflicts

o Being kicked out of home; live on the streets/homeless

o Discriminations at school and/or at work

o Diminished school performance; truancy; dropping out of school

o Physical, sexual, or emotional abuse by others

o Safety issues: victimization, being threatened with violence/weapons, gay-bashing

o Disordered eating; body image dissatisfaction

o Anxiety, depression, alcohol or substance abuse

o Suicidal ideation and attempts