In early July, a small but mighty group of novice researchers met for the first time to decide what community-based research question they wanted to pursue in relation to the health of the Preston Township.
The Emergency Department at the Glace Bay Hospital will be closed from Saturday, July 21 at 5 a.m. until Sunday, July 22 at 7 a.m. It will also be closed Sunday, July 22 at 4 p.m. until Monday, July 23 at 7 a.m. and Monday, July 23 at 4 p.m. until Tuesday, July 24 at 7 a.m.
Timely access to health services related to gender transition is critical. People going through a gender transition often face stigma, discrimination and loss of support networks, which can lead to depression and poor mental health.