Supporting the Mental Health of Transgender People

1:30pm - June 21, 2023 thru 3:00pm - June 21, 2023 | Timezone: US/Eastern
New England MHTTC
Registration Deadline: June 21, 2023

Transgender people experience higher levels of depression, anxiety, and suicidality than cisgender people, and the highest rates of mental health challenges among people who identify as LGBTQIA+. Presenters will speak about their work in New England, share their strategies for and experiences with supporting mental health for transgender populations and answer questions from participants.



  • Layne Alexander Gianakos (he/him), Program Coordinator, Office of Health Equity Research at Yale School of Medicine
  • Kirill Ivan Staklo (he/him), Program Director, PeerPride
  • Dr. Heather Kim, MD (she/they), Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital


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