Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Veterans The Syracuse VA Medical Center is a recognized Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization.
Syracuse Behavioral Health Outpatient Clinic (BHOC) offers individual therapy for Veterans identifying as LGBT.
Local Resources: Syracuse VA Medical Center offers Affirmative Psychotherapy Services Syracuse University: LGBT Resource Center 750 Ostrom Avenue, Syracuse, NY, 13244-4350edu Telephone 315-443-3983E-mail [email protected] Syracuse VA Medical Center is committed to providing top quality care to all Veterans including lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Veterans.
Therapy is available for Veterans wanting to explore their sexual orientation/identity further.
The LGBT population is also welcome to receive other treatment modalities based on their needs.
A Web-based survey gathered 75 responses from Web users who supplied information about their online experiences as LGBT people.
They report using online resources to serve many functions in the coming out process: They gather information, try out new ways of self-expression, and an find audience of like-minded people with whom they interact.
Below are relevant policies and services: Our Patient Non-Discrimination Policy has specific language that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity (actual and perceived).
The Syracuse VA Medical Center adopts the definition of "family" put forth by the Human Rights Campaign's National Healthcare Equality Index.The sex in your medical record should reflect your self-identified gender.You have the right to request that name and sex are updated as appropriate.You'll find the materials, search tools, and other resources you need to start your research.Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people use computer mediated communication (CMC) in a variety of ways as they come to understand their sexual identity and begin to identify with larger communities.There are established procedures for changing your name and sex with the VA Privacy Officer.