Maryland United 4 Youth

Are you concerned about opportunities for all youth in Maryland? Are you a parent, guardian, young person, or someone who works with children or youth? Our conference will be the biggest gathering of those serving youth and children in the state and will draw together an interdisciplinary group of 400 professionals from many fields as well as volunteers, youth, parents/guardians from across the mid-Atlantic region. Maryland United 4 Youth will give attendees access to more than 50 seminar and breakout sessions, a curated slate of exhibitors with high-quality resources, a “Health Is Wealth” preconference focused on self-care, and an evening […]

Exploring Substance Use and Mental Health for Transgender Youth: Implications for Advanced Practice Nurses

Spring 2019 Cain Lecture Exploring Substance Use and Mental Health for Transgender Youth: Implications for Advanced Practice Nurses Ann Ottney Cain Lecture in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Speaker Phyllis Raynor, PhD, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP, APRN, will explore the intersection of substance use, mental health conditions, and associated health risks for transgender youth in the United States. She will provide practical recommendations for primary care providers regarding culturally appropriate, compassionate, evidence-informed practices for engaging transgender youth and their families to promote greater well-being for all youth, regardless of gender identity.

Lunch & Learn: Identity-Theft Prevention Tips

Is your identity and personal information safe from individuals who might use it to cause serious, lasting damage to your finances, credit, and good name? The answers will be available at the LGBT Resource Center of Chase Brexton Health Care’s next “Lunch and Learn,” offered in partnership with the Baltimore branch of AARP (American Association of Retired Persons). The event is set for Thursday, June 8th from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the community rooms at Chase Brexton’s Mount Vernon Center (1111 North Charles Street, Baltimore).

LGBTQ Foster Care to be Highlighted at Baltimore Museum of Art Event

Is the foster care system friendly to prospective LGBT foster parents? What do foster parents need to consider when fostering an LGBTQ youth? These questions and others will be answered during a special event on Sunday, June 4th from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Baltimore Museum of Art (10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore).