Promoting the mental health of sexual and gender minority youth: Evidence-based development perspectives

This two-day virtual workshop, sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health, will bring together researchers, youth activists, and federal officials to review the state of the science on developmental trajectories of gender identity and sexuality, with an emphasis on research aimed at advancing mental health. health care for sexual and gender minority youth. The workshop will take place on Monday and Tuesday, June 10 and 11.

The themes of the sessions include epidemiological and population health studies of development trends, social determinants of health that shape mental health outcomes at multiple levels (i.e. national, community, interpersonal and individual), and preventive and treatment interventions to ensure a healthy future for guarantee for all young people.

The workshop is free and open to the scientific community and the public. Associate Professor Dana Prince from the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences will present on day one (Monday, June 10) during the panel “Social and Structural Determinants of Health: Community, Culture, and Policies,” starting at 1:20 p.m. p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST.

More information and registration.