Lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender people may be more susceptible to mental health problems than heterosexual people due to a range of factors, including discrimination and inequalities.  Positively, there is a growing acceptance of the LGBT community  in recent years.  However, there is a clear need for greater evidence on how impactful policies and practices can be effectively implemented to combat inequalities and disadvantage for the LGBT community.  Here are some of the statistics regarding mental health in the LGBT community: