LGBT Youth Health Summit in Peoria, Sept. 10

PEORIA — Come join Peoria Proud and the Peoria Healthcare Coalition for an afternoon of education and discussion regarding the following:

  • LGBTQ friendly doctors, therapists, psychiatrists, & dental providers
  • Health disparities you recognize within the populations you serve
  • Resources available (helplines, hotlines, scheduling appointments, etc.)
  • Relative legislation or healthcare changes that have impacted the level of care

Families, youth, community members, social workers, health students, and healthcare workers are all welcome!

Panelists:

  • Stephanie Hunsicker | Therapist, Camelot Care Centers
  • Len Meyer | Executive Director, Central IL Pride Health Center
  • Chris Wade | Director of Prevention Services, Central IL FRIENDS; HIV Project Coordinator, IL Public Health Association

Breakout Sessions:

  1. Youth support identification and planning in Central Illinois, Stephanie Hunsicker and CI Pride Health Center
  2. Healthcare Advocacy and actionable items for collective activism, Katie Jones, LCSW

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/422905968103562/

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