A Mental Health and Community Integration Guide for GLBTQI Individuals:
What You Need to Know
This 12-page colorful booklet covers a range of key issues in mental health recovery and community integration such as treatment and rehabilitation, financial support, housing, employment, and peer support with specific information to address the unique needs of GLBTQI individuals embedded throughout.
This resource was created in partnership with University of Pennsylvania’s Collaborative on Community Integration of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities.
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Hard copies of this low-cost booklet are available for purchase here through the NAMI store.
GLBTQI Mental Health: Recommendations for Policies and Services- a companion publication to the booklet, provides important considerations for service providers and policy makers, including an assessment of the barriers faced by GLBTQI individuals seeking mental health care and recommendations for practical strategies to address these barriers.
Special thanks goes to Mark Davis, members of the Pink & Blues support group (Philadelphia, PA), and the NAMI GLBT Leaders Group for their contributions of valuable time, expert guidance, and assistance in developing these resources.
Access NAMI resources on mental health issues in GLBTQI communities here.