QTBIPOC Addiction & Mental Health Support

QTBIPOC Addiction & Mental Health Support

The QTBIPOC community encompasses Queer and Trans Black, Indigenous, and People of Color. When discussing this community, we must acknowledge intersectionality. Defined as a person’s overlap of social identities, intersectionality is a combination of gender identity, sexuality, class, race, and mobility. The QTBIPOC community stands at the intersection of race, gender identity and sexuality. Because of this, their experiences and their treatment needs are unique. Access to culturally competent mental health and addiction care is vital for members of this community. Some helpful organizations, resources, and communities that are working to improve the mental health care of QTBIPOC individuals include: …

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