3039.0: Monday, November 13, 2000: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Substance Use among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Populations

This session will investigate specific issues that are related to substance use within the LGBT community, and will explore topics relating to the assessment and delivery of substance use services to LGBT populations. Structural and other barriers will be identified, and recommendations will be outlined to improve access to service delivery
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Moderator(s):Ellen C. Davis, MDiv
Organizer(s):John Blake West, EdD
12:30 PMSocial identity and substance use in the lesbian community
Molly B. Kerby
12:45 PMRisk and protective factors associated with substance use among gay, lesbian and bisexual adolescents
Diane E. Elze, PhD
1:00 PMSubstance use and high risk sexual behaviors among rural gay men
Francisco S. Sy, MD, DrPH, Theocharis Theocharis, MSPH, Monina Bartoces, MS
1:15 PMEstimates of alcohol use and clinical treatment needs among homosexually active men and women in the U.S. population
Susan D. Cochran, PhD, MS, Colleen Keenan, PhD, WHCNP, Christine Schober, MN, Vickie M. Mays, PhD
1:30 PMA challenge for managed care: Addressing addictive disease treatment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations
Nancy J. Kennedy, DrPH
Sponsor:Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus of Public Health Workers
Cosponsors:Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs; Epidemiology; HIV/AIDS SPIG; Social Work; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA