8/1/2023 | Please note that this webinar has been postponed. Check back for an update on when this event will be rescheduled.
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Supporting the mental health of all Iowans includes supporting the well-being of LGBTQ folks and their families. LGBTQ people represent one of the highest-risk populations for depression, anxiety, suicide, and substance use problems. Join Max Mowitz (they/he) to learn about the needs and experiences of LGBTQ people and best practices to support their mental health.
- Participants will be able to explain the meaning of the term LGBTQ+ and its associated identities.
- Participants will be able to describe different LGBTQ terms, including sexual orientation, gender identity, et cetera.
- Participants will be able to recommend best practices for working with LGBTQ people including pronouns, gender-neutral language, and the art of the apology.
- Participants will be able to discuss the factors that impact mental health and suicide within the LGBTQ community
Questions? Contact Mimi Habhab at Mimi.Habhab@idph.iowa.gov