Access operates across different levels of a service. To be accessible, services need to be proactive and explicit about their approach to support i.e. clear information about what is involved. This information must be clearly LGBTQ+ inclusive and address access barriers facing LGBTQ+ young people.
What’s the problem?
Jay* (young person) said “CAMHS said that my gender dysphoria would pass, and said it was just because of my disability. It was heavily implied that going to the LGBTQ+ service would just make it worse.”