Gender confirmation care in CT and old ideas of mental health

A little over a month ago, in August of 2022, a statewide multidisciplinary group of mental health professionals with experience in gender assertive care sent a press release addressing their challenges to the Husky Department of Social Services recently updated policies regarding care. health that emphasizes gender. .

We were surprised and dismayed, then, to see some of the content on September 8 reported by the British newspaper The Guardian Connecticut Health Investigation Team or C-HIT.org in the Mirror article, “Access and insurance remain obstacles to gender confirmation surgery on CT.”

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