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Exploring Substance Use and Mental Health for Transgender Youth: Implications for Advanced Practice

Ann Ottney Cain Lecture in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Thursday, March 28, 2019

4-5:30 p.m. (Reception to follow)

University of Maryland School of Nursing,

Room 130

Phyllis Raynor, PhD, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP, APRN

Certified Psychiatric and Addictions Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Interim Program Director, Psychiatric NP Program

Clinical Assistant Professor

University of South Carolina College of Nursing

Raynor will explore the intersection of substance use, mental health conditions, and associated health risks for transgender youth in the United States. She will provide practical recommendations for primary care providers regarding culturally appropriate, compassionate, evidence-informed practices for engaging transgender youth and their families to promote greater well-being for all youth, regardless of gender identity.

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