Link Round Up: June 6 – 11, 2016

Link Round Up: June 6 – 11, 2016

By William JA Pinnock

This weeks Link Round Up covers funding for a community health center in California, how a furniture dealer is helping the homeless and runaway youth access healthcare in Michigan, and a new report about healthcare for transgender youth.

The Shasta Community Health Center in Redding, California recently received $4.7 million in federal funding to provide healthcare for the homeless and uninsured populations. Read more about this CHC and it’s funding.

HQ, a drop-in center for homeless and runaway youth in Grand Rapids, MI, now has a treatment center with the help of the foundations Herman Miller Cares and Herman Miller HealthCare. This center will include volunteer nurses who will help offer medical care for this vulnerable population. Read more about HQ and the opening of the treatment center.

A recent study performed in Seattle, WA was published in the Journal of Adolescent Health examining the healthcare needs for transgender youth. The researchers examined barriers for appropriate care and the steps that can be taken to improve healthcare for this population. Read more about the results of the study here.