Skip to comments.$556K to Train Med School Students on LGBT Mental Health Care
Posted on 08/30/2013 4:51:09 PM PDT by Olog-hai
The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $556,000 to Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine for an LGBT mental health internship program.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals experience unique health disparities. As a group, LGBT adults experience more mood and anxiety disorders, an elevated risk for suicide, and substance use as compared with heterosexual adults. LGBT people are more frequently the targets of stigma, discrimination, and violence because of their sexual- and gender-minority status, the grant abstract said.
LGBT adults have higher rates of smoking, alcohol use, and substance use than heterosexual adults, which leads to long-lasting effects on both the individual and the community. Health professionals with greater exposure to LGBT patients and formal education in LGBT Psychology are better able to provide competent care, it said.
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GLBTs have more mental health issues because they are all mentally diseased. (IS this not obvious to everyone?)
Yet we are prevented in many places from actually doing reparative therapy, which is the only real solution to their problems. Everything else is just a bandaid on a cut off limb
Gays have been breaking the budgets of hmo’s and insurance plans for decades.
The male gays have a litany of terrible diseases which cost a fortune to treat and never cure. Very few ever make it past age 40 something.
Female lesbos after age 40, often turn into ugly tubs of overweight lard with depression, hostility, alcoholism/drug abuse with many layers of mental instability.
Yet according to the mediots, these sick wretches are the new American heros and the new normal.
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