Join the Veterans Mental Health Coalition of NYC, SAGEVets, The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Center, and the Manhattan VA present an interactive online session, Serving Our LGBT on June 24, 10-11:30am. This event combines brief presentations from subject matter experts regarding behavioral health needs affecting the LGBT military-connected community with open conversations with representatives from the LGBT military-connected community.
- An understanding of the military and healthcare experiences of LGBT service members and veterans,
- Information about the health and mental health needs of veterans who identify as LGBT and the increased stresses resulting from the COVID-19 “Stay at Home” policy.
- The importance of cultural competency to build trust and enhance your ability improve outcomes for the LGBT people you serve, and
- Knowledge of current policies and practices that may affect your practice, including The Restoration of Honor Act signed by Governor Cuomo,
Program hosted by Joe Hunt, Director of Veterans Mental Health Coalition of NYC.
RSVP for the Zoom meeting here.