The State of Student Mental Health and Safety

6600_youth_suicide
died by suicide in 2020
cause of death for 10- to 14-year-olds is suicide
for 10- to 14-year-olds is suicide
LGBTQ youth are four times more likely to seriously consider suicide
to seriously consider suicide
140,000+ children in the U.S. lost a parent/caregiver to COVID-19
lost a parent/caregiver to COVID-19

What Is Gaggle Seeing?

Increases reflect incident rates per 10,000 students compared to the 2019–20 school year.
87% increase in suicide and self-harm
Suicide & Self-Harm
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104% increase in violence toward others
Violence Toward Others
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151% increase in nudity and sexual content
Nudity & Sexual Content
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134% increase in drugs and alcohol
Drugs & Alcohol
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View Our 2020-21 Report

Why Gaggle?

How Gaggle Works

Prevent
Stop tragedies with real-time content analysis and around-the-clock alerts.
Anticipate
Proactively identify and support struggling students—before it’s too late.
Guide
Create a safer school environment by encouraging good digital citizenship.
Support
Promote student mental health through secure, accessible teletherapy sessions.

LGBTQ Youth Are Struggling

58% chart
of LGBTQ youth
reported experiencing symptoms of depression
45% chart
seriously considered attempting suicide
in the past year
60% chart
of those who wanted mental health care
in the past year were not able to get it
65% chart
have experienced discrimination
based on their sexual orientation
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Gaggle Is a Proud Sponsor of The Trevor Project

Gaggle is proud to partner with The Trevor Project, the world’s largest suicide prevention and mental health organization for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) young people. The organization works to save young lives by providing support through free and confidential suicide prevention and mental health programs. As the leader in helping K-12 districts support student safety on school-provided technology, Gaggle is proud to collaborate with The Trevor Project and improve mental health outcomes for LGBTQ young people.

Learn How Gaggle Can Help Your Students

Contact Gaggle to find out how you can support struggling students around the clock.