Rocky Mountain MIRECC: Transgender Veteran Mental Health Care and Suicide Prevention

Did you know that transgender people are up to 3 times more likely to serve in the U.S. military? Or that rates of transgender-related diagnoses are 5 times higher in the V.A. compared to the civilian population? Do you feel ready to work with these Veterans in a culturally sensitive way? As Transgender Veterans seek VA healthcare at higher rates than ever before, VA providers often have questions regarding how to provide these Veterans with the best care. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Centers (MIRECC) for Suicide Prevention has released a podcast to answer these questions on improving transgender veteran mental health care.

Population of Focus: Transgender Veterans

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Date: 2017