MSSA Conference

PRIDE institute was in attendance at the Minnesota Social Service Association Convention!  ! - Adobe Reader

MSSA 122nd Annual Training Conference & Expo      24-27 March 2015 – Hilton Minneapolis

Join your peers, the leaders of health and human service agencies and the Minnesota Social Service Association for the largest, most comprehensive, cost effective health and human service conference in the nation—our 122nd Annual Training Conference & Expo, Dream. Believe. Achieve. We DARE You!


Thursday, March 27th, PRIDE Institute’s Assistant Director of Clinical Services presented on LGBT Addiction & Mental Health

LGBT: Addiction & Mental Health

Directors Row 2

It is vital to be knowledgeable when

working with LGBTQ identified people in the social

work field. LGBTQ people suffer higher rates of

addiction, suicidal ideation, suicide, and trauma than

their heterosexual and/or cisgender counterparts. In

creating a safe space to discuss LGBTQ issues, we

can open up an understanding of our own privileges

and biases, therefore allowing ourselves to better

understand and serve LGBTQ communities.