The State of Stigma

April 2022 — The State of Stigma: Understanding Mental Health Challenges within the LGBTQ+ Community

Why do members of the LQBTQ+ community experience higher rates of mental illness? Join us for a discussion about these challenges, stigma, and resources available in the community.

MODERATED BY—Karl Shallowhorn, Director of Youth Programs at Mental Health Advocates

Ronald Piaseczny, JD, LMHC

President, Niagara Pride, Inc.

Susan Frawley

Community and Parent Outreach Services Coordinator, GLYS of WNY, Inc.

Matthew Schwartz, LCSW

Executive Director The Listening Post of NY