Professor John Pachankis has received a nearly $4 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to implement LGBTQ-affirmative cognitive behavioral therapy in 90 LGBTQ community centers nationwide.
- June 26, 2023
Black and Latinx LGBTQ+ youth living in U.S. states with discriminatory policies, such as “Don’t Say Gay” laws, are more likely to be depressed than their peers in the most LGBTQ+- affirming states, according to new research from Yale School of Public Health scholars.
- April 27, 2023Source: ABC News
Former NBA star Dwyane Wade is opening up about why he and his family moved out of Florida, listing the state's anti-LGBTQ laws as part of the reason for their move. His daughter Zaya, who turns 16 in May, came out as transgender in 2020.
- August 02, 2022
Mental health providers can learn to deliver evidence-based LGBTQ-affirmative cognitive therapy through low-cost online training, which would help deliver more evidence-based mental health care to LGBTQ people and support its implementation across practice settings, according to a new study by Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) researchers.
- June 06, 2022
John Pachankis, the Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Public Health (Social and Behavioral Sciences) at the Yale School of Public Health, has been named a Fulbright Scholar for the 2022-23 school year.
- October 29, 2020
Using a new method for quantifying intersectional experiences, a new Yale School of Public Health study finds that Black LGBQ+ Americans tend to feel better about themselves after encountering events that affirm their identity.
- September 16, 2020Source: Story Map on ArcGIS
Outbreaks of any disease, including COVID-19, within correctional systems have substantial public health repercussions, affecting not only those incarcerated but also those who work in facilities and, by extension, both the communities in which jails and prisons sit and the communities to which released individuals return.
- August 24, 2020
The study is one of the only analyses of transgender individuals’ mental health treatment for depression, anxiety disorders, and suicide based on an entire country’s population.
- June 04, 2020
APNH: A Place to Nourish Your Health, formerly AIDS Project New Haven, is working with Yale University researchers to develop an intervention that uses social networking apps to engage more young Black and Latino gay and bisexual men in HIV prevention.
- May 26, 2020Source: Yale News
Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health have found that death records of LGBTQ youth who died by suicide were substantially more likely to mention bullying as a factor than their non-LGBTQ peers. The researchers reviewed nearly 10,000 death records of youth ages 10 to 19 who died by suicide in the United States from 2003 to 2017.