Health resources for the LGBTQ+ community can be found on this page. If you are looking for LGBTQ+ affirming providers, including transition related care in the Somerset and surrounding areas please contact us. We will be happy to assist you.
As a Clinician, I provide Identity Counseling, Trauma and Grief Counseling, Mood and Anxiety Counseling and more. I foster a safe space for people who identify as LGBTQ+, LGBTQ+ allies, and others who are seeking behavioral health services. This type of environment allows people to explore their gender identity, sexual identity, affectional identity, and other aspects of identity without fear of judgment. Learn more at: https://opendoorscounselingctr.com/
PFLAG National provides a list of health resources here.
At a time when lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals are an increasingly open, acknowledged, and visible part of society, clinicians and researchers are faced with incomplete information about the health status of this community. Although a modest body of knowledge on LGBT health has been developed over the last two decades, much remains to be explored. What is currently known about LGBT health? Where do gaps in the research in this area exist? What are the priorities for a research agenda to address these gaps? This report aims to answer these questions.
The national Center for Transgender Equality provides a thorough informational resource about your rights concerning health and insurance as an LGBTQ+ person.
The Kentucky Health Justice Network provides a list of trans health resources here.
AVOL Kentucky’s mission is to collaborate with communities to End HIV in the Commonwealth.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has provided multiple resources for parents concerning the development and health of LGBT children.
Gender Identity Development in Children
Gender-Diverse & Transgender Children
Parenting a Gender Diverse Child: Hard Questions Answered
Coming Out: Information for Parents of LGBT Teens
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Teens: Facts for Teens and Their Parents