Trans Awareness Week and Trans Day of Remembrance

This week, November 12-19, is recognized as Transgender Awareness Week, a one-week celebration when transgender advocates and community members come together to host events that raise awareness of transgender...


Q&A: #Out4MentalHealth Workgroup Member Named Social Worker of the Year

A strong advocate for transgender communities and #Out4MentalHealth Workgroup member, Zander Keig, LCSW, is the 2018 NASW-CA Chapter Social Worker of the Year.


Why I’m speaking Out on the Pending Catholic Hospital Mergers

By Dannie Ceseña - Winter 2015 was a very difficult time in my life. In fact, I almost died. Now, a proposed merger between Dignity Health and...


Soliciting Blog Content

The California LGBT Health and Human Services Network is starting a blog and we’d love to have you – our community members – be guest writers. Do you have...


#Out4MentalHealth

By: Amanda Wallner, MPP and Poshi Walker, MSW Project Co-Directors This fall, the California LGBT Health and Human Services Network and NorCal Mental Health America are partnering to launch...


Working with Depression

Some days I struggle with my depression more than others. Some days I feel like a horrible human being who is failing at life. Some days I feel motivated...


Would you like to be a guest blogger?

Do you want to: Promote LGBTQ mental health and well-being? Reflect and share your personal development? Announce news to the community? Share a discovery or new information? Connect community...


Honoring the Leadership of LGBTQ Women this Women’s History Month

This women’s history month, the Network celebrating the leadership of LGBTQ and allied women by highlighting the work of some amazing Californians. Up and down the state these women...


Responding to Suicide Deaths: Reaching Out for Help, Advocating for Prevention

This week, the world has lost two icons to suicide death. The underlying causes of most suicide deaths are complex, and we will likely never know all of the...