- Explain why it is important to understand structural causes of health disparities among sexual minority youth.
- Describe why substance use disparities might be a large and persistent cause of disparate morbidity among sexual minority youth.
- List potential outcomes to expect for sexual orientation substance use disparities among youth given the changing political landscape.
Date: December 6, 2016
M. Somjen Frazer
PhD Student, ABD in Sociomedical Sciences
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
In this webinar, Ms. Frazer discusses the substance use disparities among sexual minority youth, specifically in the realms of tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana and other drugs. She discusses why these disparities exist, and explores what the structural determinants of these disparities are, including structural stigma and policy environments.