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Debunking Myths and Connecting Dots Between Mental Health, Substance Use, and Gender Identity, with Jordan Held

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Debunking Myths and Connecting Dots Between Mental Health, Substance Use, and Gender Identity, with Jordan Held
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:Years before his gender transition, Jordan Held still remembers the day he asked his employer if he could wear the same clothing as the male faculty. The reply: "We're not ready for that yet." Whether or not your young person is questioning their sexual identity, gender, pronouns or any other aspect of themselves, […]

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Why Parents of LGBTQ+ Kids Need Their Own “Coming In” Process, with Matt Seelos

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Why Parents of LGBTQ+ Kids Need Their Own “Coming In” Process, with Matt Seelos
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:The experience of coming out as an LGBTQ+ youth varies wildly across the country and world. In some families and communities, it’s celebrated. In others, condemned. But my guest on this episode of Hopestream says that we often forget about the “coming in” process needed for parents and families of those youth. Matt

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Teasing Apart The Complexities Of Gender Identity, Neurodiversity, Substance Use And Mental Health In Young People, With Sean Garcia

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Teasing Apart The Complexities Of Gender Identity, Neurodiversity, Substance Use And Mental Health In Young People, With Sean Garcia
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:If there's a perfect storm of complexity and confusion for parents of adolescents and young adults it's the intersection of a mental health condition, neurodiversity, substance use and gender identity. It's overwhelming to know which aspect of these to address first, or do you address them all at once? Sean Garcia is a

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Adolescent Substance Use and Recovery In The LGBTQ+ Community with Beck Gee-Cohen

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Adolescent Substance Use and Recovery In The LGBTQ+ Community with Beck Gee-Cohen
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:Parenting a teen or young adult through substance use or addiction is a massive challenge, but layering on the complexity of a child who is questioning their sexual identity or openly part of the LGBTQ+ community can make it even more difficult.  This episode is a must-listen for parents who are wondering how

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