A Practitioner’s Resource Guide: Helping Families to Support Their LGBT Children
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Resource Type: Document or Publication
Transformation Team Subjects: Clinical Practice & Health Care, Youth & Young Adults of Transition Age
Key Topics: Culturally Responsive Practices, Family, Positive Youth Development, Self-Care, Wellness
Key Populations: LGBTQIA2-S
The guide provides an overview of the importance of family and community supports for children who identify as LGBT. It also discusses the health risks and disparities that exist among this population. Resources and tips are provided for family members and the practitioners who are working with these families.