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LGBTQIA+ Resources

National Transgender Awareness Week

This week is the annual Trans Awareness Week––a time to “raise the visibility about transgender people and address issues members of the community face.” One of the most serious issues currently facing the trans community (and the LGBTQIA+ community more broadly) is the pervasiveness of mental health disparities between trans and non-trans (or cisgender) people.

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What is Gender Dysphoria?

Gender dysphoria is defined as “the disconnect between experienced gender and assigned gender,” according to the Child Mind Institute. Simply put, gender dysphoria is the cognitive dissonance that occurs when someone doesn’t identify with the gender they were assigned at birth.

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National Coming Out Day

As we celebrate National Coming Out Day, remember: there is no such thing as a right or wrong time to come out as LGBTQIA+. Coming out is always on your terms; nobody else's. Checking in with yourself (maybe after some self-care!) about who feels safe to talk to can be a hugely empowering process.

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Suicide Prevention and Resources for LGBTQIA+ Youth

Throughout the month of September, Charlie Health is committed to providing resources and information on suicide as a way to proactively combat the current youth suicide crisis. Rates of both youth suicide and suicide ideation are on the rise across the country. According to the CDC, the national suicide rate for young people aged 10-24 increased by 57% from 2007 to 2018.

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