Even in the face of structural racism and oppression, BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities continue to enrich the character of California through their culture, history, values, and teachings. What steps can California Legislation take to meaningfully address the impact of structural racism on access and quality of behavioral health care for BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities? Read recommendations from CPEHN.
This report provided by The Williams Institute is a collection of working papers focused on understanding what is known and what needs to be better understood about the lives and outcomes of LGBTQ youth of color with system involvement.
The Human Rights Campaign and Partnership for Drug Free Kids provides a review on substance abuse among LGBTQ young people and what contributes to substance use among this population. It also shares recommendations for parents, educators, and other adults who can help LGBTQ teens avoid or limit drug and alcohol use.
The California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) provides this information packet to provide an introduction to the LGBT community, along with recommendations on supporting LGBT individuals who are survivors of sexual assault. This packet provides recommendations and information that can aid rape crisis centers in enhancing their outreach efforts and services to the LGBT community.
The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness summarizes some of the latest research related to LGBTQ2S youth who experience homelessness, as well as case studies of innovative program models that are working alongside LGBTQ2S youth experiencing homelessness in Canada and the U.S.