We’re living in a dynamic moment across West Virginia. More LGBTQ and allies are stepping up, speaking out, and creating lifelines than ever before. Below you can be connected to resources both statewide and nationally designed to support our community. Whether you need peer support, legal help, an advocate, or social services, get connected!

8 DIMENSIONS OF WELLNESS Online Quiz And Worksheet

Wellness refers to complete health, rather than just your physical health. Wellness is not only being free of disease, illness, or stress but also having a purpose in life, being emotionally healthy, taking an active involvement in your work and in your leisure time, having joyful relationships and being happy.​​​1  Wellness involves all aspects of your life beyond your physical health. To enjoy fulfilled and happy lives, it is important to take care of your well-being and to invest time in your wellness.

IDS Education and Training Center (AETC)

National Coordinating Resource Center serves as the central web-based repository for AETC Program training and capacity building resources; its website includes a free virtual library with training and technical assistance materials, a program directory, and a calendar of trainings and other events.

National Clinical Consultation Center

Their mission is to improve patient health outcomes by building the capacity of healthcare providers through expert clinical consultation and education.

National HIV Curriculum

National HIV Curriculum provides ongoing, up-to-date HIV training and information for health professionals through a free, web-based curriculum; also provides free CME credits, CNE contact hours, CE contact hours, and maintenance of certification credits.

The Opioid Response Network

The Opioid Response Network has local consultants in all 50 states and nine territories to respond to local needs by providing free educational resources and training to states, communities and individuals in the prevention, treatment and recovery of opioid use disorders and stimulant use.

STD Prevention Training Center

The STD Prevention Training Center at Johns Hopkins offers affordable clinical training for healthcare providers in the public and private sectors who offer sexual and reproductive health services. They offer a variety of courses. These classes are offered to providers seeing patients in the District of Columbia and the states of Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Trans Mentor Project

Sam & Devorah Foundation’s Trans Mentor Project is our first-of-its-kind national e-mentoring program. Its mission is to provide trans and nonbinary teens with supportive, identity-affirming mentors who will empower them to meet their personal goals and thrive. The program pairs transgender and nonbinary (TGNB) youth, ages 13-17, with TGNB mentors for one-to-one video meetups that take place on a secure, monitored online platform. 

Because there are limited resources available to trans and nonbinary teens, Trans Mentor Project offers the unique ability for teens across the country to connect with adults with whom they can identify without the limitations of geographic proximity. The virtual aspect also offers the ability to maintain social connections during the present time of physical distancing. Our goal is to connect as many trans teens with mentors as possible throughout the country. We are committed to serving a diverse group of mentees and mentors. Black people, Indigenous people, people of color, people with disabilities, low-income people, and people living in rural areas or areas without support services are especially encouraged to apply.

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