This Information Sheet outlines the mental health challenges of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) asylum seekers in Canada and is intended to be a resource for service providers who work with this population. Research findings confirm trends in the broader literature with regard to the common stressors and resulting mental health challenges of this population.
Information Sheet: Mental Health Challenges for LGBT Asylum Seekers in Canada
Contains survey of common stressors and resulting mental health challenges encountered by LGBT asymlum seekers in Canada. Based on research data gathered by Envisioning Global Human Rights in India, Africa, the Caribben and Canada as well as a broader literature review.