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LGBTQ+ Youth

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


In this interactive webinar, Chris will provide an overview of the concerns many LGBTQ+ youth face and will present on the alarming statistics that impact
this group of young people. Chris will review the common terms associated with this population of youth and will discuss how families and providers can
work to create an affirming and safe space for these youth. This webinar will also cover other topics such as the importance of pronouns and healthcare
disparities. Chris will be answering questions and is eager to provide any support to families who are coping with the coming out process of their children.

About the G.E.A.R. Parent Network:

The G.E.A.R. Parent Network, a program of Crisis & Counseling Centers, is the place where Gaining Empowerment Allows Results. G.E.A.R. is run by parents for parents providing services for parents of children with emotional and behavioral health concerns.

Through parent-to-parent sharing of experiences and knowledge, G.E.A.R. Parent Network empowers parents of children with behavioral health needs to build on their family’s strengths and to advocate for their family’s needs.


May 18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Chris McLaughlin, LCSW, Associate Vice President, Community & Pediatric Services, Northern Light Acadia Hospital


Go-To Meeting


145 available LGBTQ+ Youth

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