Health Resources

Health Resources

UC and Campus-Specific Resources

Center for Accessible Education
Their services are designed to meet the unique educational needs of regularly enrolled students with documented permanent and temporary disabilities.

UCLA Arthur Ashe Student Health and Wellness Center:
All registered students can access medical services at The Ashe Center including Primary Care, Women's Health, Immunizations, Physical Therapy, Specialists, Optometry, Pharmacy, Laboratory, Radiology, Acupuncture, and Massge. Students can make appointments online or by phone at 310-825-4073. All services provided are confidential as students are protected under FERPA regulations.

UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS):
In addition to individual services, CAPS provides a range of programs to promote mental health, emotional resilience and wellness throughout the campus community. Appointments can be made in person or over the phone by calling (310)825-0768.

To meet with a counselor, please schedule a 15 minute screening appointment and ask for a therapist who specializes in gender identity concerns.  Alternatively, you can contact the following counselors directly to set up an appointment:

    • Bryan Ritchey - britchey@caps.ucla.edu
    • Saeromi Kim - skim@caps.ucla.edu
    • Dee Chappelear - dchappelear@caps.ucla.edu

Education and Information

DrugWatch:
Drugwatch.com is a comprehensive resource about dangerous side effects and complications from commonly prescribed drugs and oft-used medical devices. Our mission is to educate people about medications they take and the devices that are in their bodies and then to provide resources to help people evaluate whether they have a legal case because of life-shanging side effects or complications.

GLMA:
Top 10 Things Transgender Persons Should Disucess with their Healthcare Provider

National Eating Disorders Association:
Information on eating disorders within the LGBTQ community.

Communities

The Southern California Lambda Medical Association (SCLMA):
SCLMA is a professional organization with a mission to provide support for gay, lesbain, bisexual and transgender physicians and physicians-in-training through networking, social, and educational opportunities. Our group hosts monthly events or meetings, publishes and provides physician referrals, and offers scholarships to medical students.

Mental Health

The Lesbian and Gay Psychotherapy Association of Southern California (LAGPA):
LAGPA's purpose is to facilitate social and professional networking for mental health professionals in the greater Los Angeles area. LAGPA seeks to join such individuals together for academic and scial events, to develop educational community outreach activities, to foster and promote a positive LGBT identity and to serve as role models for all members of the LGBT community.

Advocacy Organizations

Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists (AGLP):
AGLP is an independent organization from the American Psychiatric Association, but works closely with APA through LGBT representation on the APA Assembly (the LGB Caucus of the APA).

Healthcare Equality Index:
The HEI is a unique and invaluable resource for healthcare organizations seeking to provide equitable, inclusive care to LGBT Americans--and for LGBT Americans seeking healthcare organizations with a demostrated commitment to their care.

The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC):
NMAC develops leadership in communities of color to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Since 1987, NMAC has advanced this mission through a variety of programs and services, including: a public policy education, national and regional training conferences, a treatment and research program, numerous electronic and materials and a website.

Vision:

The UCLA Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Campus Resource Center envisions lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning, and same-gender-loving people and our allies as fully included and affirmed in every aspect of the UCLA community where justice, equality and respect for all prevail.

Mission Statement:

The UCLA Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Campus Resource Center is the crossroads of the LGBTQ community at UCLA, providing a comprehensive range of education and advocacy services supporting intersectional identity development. We foster unity, wellness, and an open, safe and inclusive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, intersex, transgender, queer, asexual, questioning, and same-gender-loving students, faculty, staff, alumni, their families, and the entire campus community.