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An Assessment of Current Trends in Injection Drug Use in the Twin Cities Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Population.

Flunker, Dylan.

The Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition (MTHC) is committed to improving health care access and the quality of health care received by transgender and gender-nonconforming people through education, resources, and advocacy. MTHC accomplishes these goals primarily by providing trainings for health care professionals on best practices for providing care for transgender and gender-nonconforming clients, hosting the annual Minnesota Trans Health Conference for community members and health care providers, running a transgender support group, and operating the drop-in Shot Clinic for syringe exchange and peer assisted doctor prescribed hormone injections. The goal of this project was to provide a preliminary summary of injection drug use in the transgender and gender non-conforming communities in the Twin Cities. This project conducted an analysis of syringe exchange records from 2010 and 2011 at the MTHC Shot Clinic. The research focused on determining how many transgender clients are using street drugs in addition to doctor prescribed hormones, and which street drugs they are using.

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Prepared for Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition with funding from a Communiversity Personnel Grant from the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA), University of Minnesota.
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