LGBTQ Safe Spaces
The CAMHD Safe Spaces Committee (SSC) is a council of CAMHD staff and community members whose mission is to create and maintain an LGBTQ+ affirming system of mental health care for youth, that advances inclusive practice, urges accepting attitudes, operationalizes diversity, and provides education to the larger community. The SSC is dedicated to examining and improving policies and practices of the CAMHD, its contracted providers, and the broader system of care to promote best and promising practices related to mental health treatment of LGBTQ+ youth and their families.
Hawai’i Utelehealth Survey
Do you ever feel overwhelmed? Stressed Out? Like your emotions are too hard to handle alone?
Hawai’i UTelehealth wants to offer free virtual support groups for teens ages 13-18! They want their support groups to focus on topics relevant to you in order to help navigate life’s many challenges. Participants in this survey will be entered to win a $10 gift card, and participation should only take you 5 minutes.
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LGBTQ+ and Ally Hangout
For teenagers 13+ who are a part of the LGBTQ+ community, an ally, or looking for a safe place to socialize and join a community. Monthly Zoom – First and third Wednesday 4:00 to 5:00 pm.
Hosted by the YMCA | Download flyer >> | Sign up >>
Safe Spaces Committee members, Kimberly Allen and Robin Lee and Youth Peer Partners Tiffany Darragh and Billie-Ann Bruce will present a training on the basics of working with LGBTQ youth. They will cover relevant terms, the LGBTQ-specific impacts of prejudice, discrimination, and oppression on mental health, and how to make a safe space for LGBTQ youth.
Last reviewed on October 24, 2022