Sunshine Behavioral Health has reached out to us here at Evergreen Christian Church to highlight the unique ways in which addiction affects the transgender community.
This helpful guide explains, in understandable terms, what the gender spectrum is and what is means to be transgender and then further details how addiction and mental health disorders acutely affect the transgender community and why the amount of addiction and mental health disorders are higher in the transgender community.
The resource then gives some example of how to improve rehab outcomes for transgender persons and gives a number of resources for mental health and health providers to use in order to provide better care for their transgender patients. Included in the resource guide are also several support and mental health resource numbers for individuals to contact.
If you are wondering about substance abuse and mental health wellness in the transgender community and resources to provide better care for transgender people, please look at their resource guide!
Sunshine Behavioral Health Resource Guide
Rev. Dr. Jenny Whitcher
Minister of Prophetic Formation at Juniper Formation. Currently working with Evergreen Christian Church to rebirth their ministry as more missional, inclusive, and community engaged. Join us on our Open & Affirming journey.