WOSU: Columbus Gets Dedicated Space For LGBTQ Mental Health Patients

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WOSU Radio, December 10, 2018 — Ohio opened its first in-patient mental health care unit specifically for the LGBTQ population on Monday.

Dr. Mark Blair gives a tour of the new multi-bed unit, which is located inside of Sun Behavioral Health in Worthington. The facility aims to help LGBTQ people struggling with mental illness.

“Mental health illnesses in general, including major depressive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and different types of anxiety disorders, are about three times more prominent in the LGBTQIA community,” Blair says.

Listen to the full interview here.