If Gay Means Happy, Then Why Am I Always Getting High? Addressing LGBTQI Behavioral Health Issues
Monday, March 25, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)
Free and Open to All...
Second annual Lecture and Lunch in observance of
National LGBT Health Awareness Week: March 25 - March 29 2013
If Gay Means Happy, Then Why Am I Always Getting High?
Addressing LGBTQI Behavioral Health Issues
Sponsored by the LGBTQI Health Working Group, UMDNJ-School of Nursing
What: Lecture and Lunch
Date: Monday, March 25, 2013
Time: Lecture: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Networking Lunch: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Where: UMDNJ Newark, 65 Bergen Street, Stanley Bergen Bldg., Room 218
Presenter: Philip T. McCabe, CSW, CAS, CDVC, DRCC
About Philip McCabe
Philip McCabe serves as LGBTQI health educator at the UMDNJ-School of Nursing, and health educator at UMDNJ-School of Health Related Professions. He is also president of NALGAP: The Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Addiction Professionals and Their Allies.
He has an extensive background in providing public health advocacy and community education within the LGBT communities since 1979. McCabe served as a staff consultant for the Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center NYC and the National Voices and Faces of Recovery LGBT SpeakOut. Additionally he was the former chairperson of The National Coalition for LGBT Health -Tobacco Work Group on Treatment Issues. McCabe serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Lesbian & Gay Addiction Professionals, and holds the position of president.
He contributed to the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment’s, “A Provider’s Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Individuals,” as a principal writer on family issues and for the “Healthy People 2010 LGBT Companion Document.” He was recently appointed to the Board of Trustees of NJCASA, the New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault, and also serves on the Governor’s Advisory Council Against Sexual Violence Prevention and Public Education Committee.
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When & Where
LGBTQI Health Working Group and UMDNJ-School of Nursing
The LGBTQI Health Working Group is a volunteer organization of administrators, faculty, students and staff from UMDNJ's School of Nursing, School of Public Health, and New Jersey Medical School.
To learn more about the Working Group or to submit your comments and suggestions, contact its chair:
Wendy A. Ritch, MA, MTS
Assistant Dean for Administration
UMDNJ-School of Nursing
65 Bergen Street, Room 1134
Newark, New Jersey 07101-1709
American Psychological Assoc. Lists resources for LGBT Concerns
LEARN MORE AT http://www.apa.org/pi/lgbt/