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Top Health Issues for LGBT Populations|SAMHSA
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SAMHSA has released Top Health Issues for LGBT Populations Information & Resource Kit. This publication demonstrates SAMHSA's commitment to creating awareness of the needs, experiences, and health status of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans and to addressing behavioral health disparities.
Top Health Issues for LGBT Populations Information & Resource Kit informs health care providers and prevention specialists about the health experiences of LGBT populations. Understanding the health issues of LGBT individuals is a significant step in improving access to care and the quality of behavioral health services.
The information and resource kit contains seven fact sheets as well as PowerPoint slides that can be used individually or together. The fact sheets address the following topics:
- Helpful Terms for Prevention Specialists and Health Care Providers
- Gender Identity
- Top Health Issues for Lesbians
- Top Health Issues for Gay Men
- Top Health Issues for Bisexual Men and Women
- Top Health Issues for Transgender People
- Selected Web-based Resources
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