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Alive to Thrive: Advocating for Healthier Communities

This year’s theme is Alive to Thrive. It is no secret that for LGBTQ+ individuals, health services and self-care practices are often hard to navigate. We want to start a discussion on why that is and how we can solve them.

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Mental Health

Navigating heath services, self-care practices and destroying mental health stigma.

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Physical Health

Finding LGBTQ+ inclusive healthcare providers, STI & HIV/AIDS prevention and disability rights.

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Substance Use

Addressing high rates of addiction in queer communities, queer-targeted advertising and the opioid epidemic.

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Healthy Realtionships

Addressing family relationships, dating apps & ghosting and sexual assault in the LGBTQ+ community.

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The 2018 Youth Action Conference in

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

This year, the Pennsylvania Youth Action Conference will be held in our state capital of Harrisburg! Here, young leaders will be closer than ever to state government and legislators. It is also home to the Pennsylvania Youth Congress’ headquarters. Click below to learn more about the city hosting this year’s YAC!

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Want to Propose a Session for This Year’s YAC?

We are currently looking to fill sessions for our 2018 conference! Anyone can propose a session and present at the YAC. Our theme this year is Alive to Thrive: Advocating for Healthier Communities. We are looking for sessions centering around health and wellness-related issues in the LGBTQ+ community. We highly encourage intersectionality and creative approaches to the traditional lecture. For more information click below!

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