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Transforming the understanding
and treatment of mental illnesses.

Advancing Evidence-Based Interventions to Improve Access to Mental Health Services for LGBTQ+ Youth

Date/Time: , 2:00–3:30 PM ET

Location: Virtual

Sponsored by: The NIMH Office for Disparities Research and Workforce Diversity

Significant mental health disparities exist for sexual and gender minority (SGM) youth as a result of frequent discrimination and a lack of support from family members and society. To improve mental health outcomes, it is important to understand how LGBTQ+ youth of color and their families negotiate intersecting identities, manage stigma and discrimination, and develop or utilize social support systems.

This webinar will provide an overview of a NIMH-sponsored study that adapts an evidence-based mental health intervention for LGBTQ+ youth of color and their families. It will also showcase potential mechanisms that can be used to adapt the intervention to address mental health disparities faced by SGM youth of color.

Registration:

Registration for this free online event is required.

More Information:

www.odwdwebinars.org