State Wide Tobacco Focus Groups

Tobacco Focus Groups

Do you use tobacco, vaping, or e-cigarette products? Are you living with someone who smokes tobacco products?We are looking for adults, ages 18 and older, to join us in small two hour focus group meetings sponsored by the Delaware Division of Public Health to discuss these topics. A light meal will be provided. Participants will … Read more

Survey: PrEP and Communities of Color

PrEP and Communities of Color

HIV prevention and care providers are encouraged to participate in the HealthHIV State of HIV Care™ Fifth Annual National Survey. The survey is being conducted by HealthHIV and will help them better understand many aspects of HIV prevention in communities of color including access and use of PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis). Providers that are encouraged to … Read more

State of LGBTQ Health 2nd Annual National Survey

Medical providers who work primarily with LGBTQ+ clients/patients are included to take the 2nd Annual State of LGBTQ+ Health National Survey, sponsored by the National Coalition for LGBTQ Health. Providers that are encouraged to participate include: LGBTQ people experience higher rates of mental and behavioral health conditions, including depression and substance use. How is your … Read more

Join this LGBTQ+ Alzheimer’s Study

LGBTQ+ Alzheimer's Research

LGBTQ+ folks are at greater risk for Alzheimer’s then the general population. 7.4% of the LGBTQ+ adult population is living with dementia, and Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of Dementia. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, “The LGBTQ community may face particular challenges related to Alzheimer’s and dementia. These include finding inclusive and welcoming health … Read more

Free Support & Medications from Delaware Quitline

Delaware Quitline

Smoking rates are higher among LGBTQ+ individuals compared to their heterosexual counterparts. This is due to various factors, such as stress from societal discrimination, socialization within LGBTQ+ communities where smoking may be more common, and targeted marketing by tobacco companies. Moreover, smoking-related illnesses, such as lung cancer and cardiovascular diseases, are significant causes of death … Read more

LGBTQ+ Health at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Delaware LGBTQ+ Veterans Afairs

The LGBTQ+ Health Program at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) aims to raise awareness about the unique health care needs of LGBTQ+ Veterans and to ensure high quality care in a safe, affirming, and welcoming environment. VA Health care includs among other services There is an LGBTQ_ Veteran Care Coordinator (LGBTQ+ VCC) at every … Read more

Blood Bank of Delmarva Stands with LGBTQ+ Community

Blood Bank of Delmarva

The Blood Bank of Delmarvsa is speaking out about proposed changes to the FDA Blood Donation Guidelines and encouraging the community to do the same. The guidelines currently restrict men who have had sex with men in the past three months from donating blood. While this is an improvement from the previous guidelines, the proposed … Read more

Federal Evidence Agenda on LGBTQI+ Equity

LGBTQI+ Equity

The Biden-Harris Administration has released the first-ever Federal Evidence Agenda on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex (LGBTQI+) Equity, a roadmap that federal agencies will use to ensure they are collecting the data and evidence they need to improve the lives of LGBTQI+ Americans. This Evidence Agenda delivers on a commitment made by President … Read more

Sussex Pride Partners with Bay Health to Train Residents

Bay Health Family Medicine Residency

Sussex Pride is excited to partner with Bay Health to support their Family Medicine Residency Program.   Sussex Pride will be part of the community rotation for medical residents in the program.  Starting this month, medical residents in the program will meet one-on-one with Sussex Pride to learn about LGBTQ Cultural Competency, LGBTQ Health Disparities in … Read more