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LGBT youths are at higher risk for substance abuse, homelessness, depression, sexually transmitted infections, intimate partner violence and self-harm. The grantees stress the importance of holistic assessments, histories and anticipatory guidance, as well as the need for culturally appropriate and readily available resources.
- More information about these and other CATCH projects is available at the Community Pediatrics database.
- The AAP Section on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health and Wellness has resources for pediatricians and families.
- The National LGBT Health Education Center has a learning module on care for LGBTQ youths in clinical settings.
- Physicians for Reproductive Health’s Adolescent Reproductive and Sexual Health Education Program includes modules on care of transgender and LGBTQ youths.