The Addictionary Podcast

#88 Telling Your Patients You Are Transgender, Plus Addiction and Mental Health in the LGBTQ+ Community.

January 28, 2019

#88 Telling Your Patients You Are Transgender, Plus Addiction and Mental Health in the LGBTQ+ Community. This week, Maegan is joined by her friend and colleague, Tristan, to discuss his experiences as a trans male therapist. They discuss self-disclosure, transphobia, gender dysphoria, and more. Don’t forget, be kind, it’s free!

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National and Local Transgender Resources:

  1. Call for help: The Trevor Project’s 24/7 Lifeline at 866-4U-TREVOR (866-488-7386) or the TrevorText text line and text START to 678678
  2. Trans Lifeline 877-565-8860.
  3. Gender Spectrum, a national resource for support groups for families of children and young adults who identify as transgender, non-binary, and gender-expansive https://genderspectrum.org/lounge/
  4. Massachusetts Resources:
    1. Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition: https://www.masstpc.org
    2. The Meeting Point: http://themeetingpoint.org

Fenway Health: https://fenwayhealth.org (meetings available for individuals and their families).