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.