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Black Women Who Love Women We Need Your Feedback!

Greetings all! On behalf of the Real Spit Team, we are looking for participants to participate in a confidential interview to understand what improvements can be made related to the healthcare of Black women who love women.  Through collecting stories and narratives from the interviews, we hope to also understand what needs for Black women … Continue reading Black Women Who Love Women We Need Your Feedback!

HIV, Vaginal Sex and PrEP Initiation: What Should You Tell Your Patients or Clients? (thebody.com)

This year, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) advocates noted a stunning disconnect between key organizations that issue guidelines on the use of tenofovir/emtricitabine (TDF/FTC, Truvada) for HIV prevention: The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to say that people need 20 days of daily TDF/FTC before they can consider themselves protected from vaginal … Continue reading HIV, Vaginal Sex and PrEP Initiation: What Should You Tell Your Patients or Clients? (thebody.com)

04/28/17: Sistahs, Sexuality and Mental Health Wellbeing

Dear Community Partner, Attached please find an invitation for the conference titled, “Sistahs, Sexuality and Mental Health Wellbeing” that will take place on Friday, April 28th 2017 10am – 2pm at the Department and Water and power located at 4030 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles. This project emerged from partnerships between UCLA, Healthy African American Families … Continue reading 04/28/17: Sistahs, Sexuality and Mental Health Wellbeing

upcoming SAMHSA webinars

upcoming webinars in this series, check out the tentative dates and titles below!     Tuesday, May 9, 2:00 – 3:30 P.M. EST Motherhood: What it Means for Women’s Recovery For many women, caretaking—especially caretaking in motherhood—is their most defining and most meaningful role. Substance use and mental health problems may challenge a woman’s ability … Continue reading upcoming SAMHSA webinars

03/30/17: What’s At Stake for Women’s Health: Holding the Line + Pushing Forward in California

Join Senators Ed Hernandez and Holly J. Mitchell + the Democratic Women of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus for a Community Forum What's At Stake for Women's Health: Holding the Line + Pushing Forward in California Thursday, March 30, 2017 2:00 PM East Los Angeles Community College Ingalls Auditorium 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park … Continue reading 03/30/17: What’s At Stake for Women’s Health: Holding the Line + Pushing Forward in California

Finding Her Tribe: Women’s Relationships with Peers and Community

Finding Her Tribe: Women’s Relationships with Peers and Community     Finding Her Tribe: Women’s Relationships with Peers and Community Tuesday, April 11, 2:00 – 3:30 P.M. EDT, 1:00 – 2:30 P.M. CDT, 12:00 – 1:30 P.M. MDT, 11:00 – 12:30 P.M. PDT   Recovery does not occur in isolation. As women heal, they connect or reconnect with … Continue reading Finding Her Tribe: Women’s Relationships with Peers and Community