PA Medical Society Work Group addresses access, research and education
A spotlight on PERSAD CENTER'S Safe Spaces Program
PERSAD CENTER is pleased to announce that we have been contracted to work with the Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) to implement an LGBTQ “Train-the-Trainer” Curriculum across DHS’s child serving systems. PERSAD will collaborate with our community partner Family Resources to help DHS improve the health and well-being of the populations they serve, and increase the quality of services provided.
For many individuals in treatment for HIV/AIDS, living a life dictated by a complicated regimen of daily medications and on-going health monitoring can take an emotional toll. When compounded by other problems: depression or mental health issues, social stigma, family conflict, substance abu
Since 1999, PERSAD CENTER’s Intimate Partner Abuse Program (IPAP) has been working to eliminate or reduce same-sex domestic violence.
On Wednesday, January 16, 2013 PERSAD CENTER, PFLAG-Pittsburgh and GLSEN-Pittsburgh co-hosted a Safe Schools Summit to address bullying targeted towards LGBTQ youth.