The MIYHS is a bi-annual state-wide survey taken by elementary, middle & high school students.
This tool gives us a snapshot of the health status of Maine's youth & positive, negative attitudes & behaviors that influence healthy development.
2019 was the first year the MIYHS captured data for LGBTQ+ youth in Maine!
2019 MIYHS LGBTQ+ Infographic
2019 MIYHS Health Disparities of Transgender
Youth in Maine
MPHA is the Maine's largest association for public health professionals since 1984. This organization provides leadership in public health, works to advance local, state & federal public health policy, promotes & provides public health training & education while recognizing model programs & public health leaders in Maine.
GLSEN is a national organization that focuses on conducting extensive resreach to provide evidence-based solutions for k-12 education for LGBTQ+ youth. Through advocating for policies that protect & decrease the marginalization of LGBTQ+ identities, GLSEN empowers students to create a thirving & safe learning experience for all LGBTQ+ youth.