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Spanish Language ToT April 3, 2017

The YMSM+LGBT Center of Excellence hosted a Training of Trainers (ToT) event for Spanish speakers on March 30-31, 2017 in New York.  The Center of Excellence is excited to have more trainers available to conduct our new training “A Provider’s Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Individuals (2nd Edition)”.

National Advisory Board Meeting November 23, 2016

Last week our National Advisory Board gathered in Rockville, Maryland at the SAMHSA headquarters.  We spent a day and a half discussing plans for the future – including upcoming webinar topics in 2017.  We look forward to more great things in 2017!

TOT in Mystic Lake, Minnesota September 27, 2016

The Center of Excellence held it’s third Training of Trainer (TOT) events last week in Mystic Lake, Minnesota.  Trainers from all over the country met over a 2-day period and learned about the curriculum “A Provider’s Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Individuals (2nd Edition)”.  We now have over 60 trainers available … Read more

Native LGBTQ/Two Spirit Population August 23, 2016

The National American Indian and Alaska Native ATTC is excited to share its most recent newsletter, a special issue focusing on the Native LGBTQ/Two Spirit population.  In this newsletter we celebrate the strength and resilience of the Native LGBTQ community.  Special guest writers include: Rick Haverkate, MPH Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians; Apacuar/Tutmalria … Read more

Stonewall National Monument July 14, 2016

On June 24, 2016 President Obama designated Stonewall a National Monument.  This is America’s first LGBT national park site. The Stonewall uprising in 1969 is considered one of the most pivotal events in the LGBT rights movement. To read more please visit:   https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/06/24/presidential-proclamation-establishment-stonewall-national-monument  and https://www.nps.gov/ston/index.htm    

Pulse Nightclub massacre in Orlando, Florida June 15, 2016

The NALGAP Board of Directors released the following statement on the Pulse Nightclub massacre in Orlando, Florida. The Center of Excellence on YMSM + LGBT populations affirms and supports the statement.   The Board of Directors of NALGAP, The Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Addiction Professionals and Their Allies, wishes to express its deepest … Read more