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Folklore and Facts: Supporting Neurodiverse and Gender Diverse Young People who have co-occurring Mental Ill Health

Thursday, July 27th 2023
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Trans young people are at very high risk for poor mental health. Around three in every four trans young people have experienced anxiety or depression. Four out of five trans young people have ever engaged in self-harm, and almost one in two trans young people have ever attempted suicide. Co-occurring mental health conditions can impact on immediate care delivery, and also possibly impact on capacity to consent to treatment.

By the end of the session participants will have a broader understanding of the factors that interplay in the assessment and treatment planning of this vulnerable population group.

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