Webinar: Preventing and Addressing Behavioral Health Disparities among LGBTQI2-S Youth and Adults


Presented by: Dr. Peter Gamache


June is Pride Month. The month recognizes the sweeping impact that LGBTQ+ individuals, advocates and their allies have had on history in the United States. The Southeast PTTC honors Pride Month with this important webinar focused on health disparities experienced by LGBTQQI2-S youth and adults.

This session will focus on preventing and addressing behavioral health disparities among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex, and two-spirit (LGBTQI2-S) youth and adult populations in southeast (HHS Region 4) communities (KY, TN, NC, SC, MS, AL, GA, FL).

Learning Objectives:

  • This session discussed the need and rationale to address Social Determinants of Health and changing demographic trends.
  • This session discussed key advantages for implementing this approach.
  • This session discussed practical examples of how organizations can develop inclusive policies and procedures.


About the Presenter

Dr. Peter Gamache

Dr. Gamache is an interdisciplinary program evaluator for initiatives that focus on underserved populations with behavioral health, primary care, and social support needs. He has also served on national workgroups for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, reviews federal funding applications, and provides technical assistance and capacity building on Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), federal policy modeling, fidelity to evidence-based service models, and disparities and outcomes reporting.

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