Skip to content. As they age, LGBT people are generally at greater risk of depression, certain cancers, and complications related to HIV than their heterosexual peers. Walter Bockting , PhD, professor of medical psychology in psychiatry and nursing at Columbia, is associate director of the project. Based on the results of the initial assessments, patients will receive a personalized health and wellness plan that may include preventive health screenings and referrals to workshops that focus on chronic disease management. Clinicians also need to pay close attention to the ways that people tend to cope with stress and anxiety, such as smoking and alcohol, Kwong says. The overall goal of the E-LINC program is to promote wellness, keep people engaged in care, and to provide a resource for older LGBT adults to receive unconditional, well-coordinated, comprehensive care.
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In its first year, 60 groups met regularly at the center. Today more than groups call the center home. Programs produced by the center include Center Wellness, an Adult Services Department working with people with AIDS, struggling with substance abuse issues, mental health challenges and much more; Youth Services, an activities-based program for LGBT youth; Center Cultural Programs, presenting established and emerging artists, writers, and activitist to the community; Center Families, the Center's family project.
Later additions were made in the following years. By the time the Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center was established here in , the building had operated under a number of different names, the last being the Food and Maritime High School. The wings were designed by architect Thomas R.