Gay and Lesbian Issues


Recovery and Community Integration Guide for GLBTQI Individuals:  What You Need to Know.

The Temple University Collaborative and the National Alliance on Mental Illness collaborated on the development of a guidebook providing answers to a series of important questions asked by gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgendered, and questioning individuals with psychiatric disabilities with regard to finding and/or advocating for quality services that are sensitive and inclusive of their needs.

GLBTQI Mental Health: Recommendations for Policies and Services

This document – a companion to the Temple/NAMI Guide for GLBTQI Individuals – reviews important considerations for service providers and policymakers in assessing and eliminating the barriers faced by individuals in the GLBTQI community who are seeking accessible, effective, and sensitive mental health care.

Access to and Inclusion in Behavioral Health Services for GLBTQI Consumers

A statewide task force of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and questioning individuals in Pennsylvania developed a series of recommendations to address disparities in the delivery and appropriateness of behavioral health services between GLBTQI and other mental health service consumers and to help ensure a more welcoming environment for GLBTQI consumers.