MENTAL HEALTH CARE IS CRUCIAL FOR TRANS PEOPLE — SO WHY IS IT SO HARD TO FIND?

© Provided by Refinery29 Jaiden Blancaflor was a sophomore in high school when they called The Trevor Project’s helpline. Blancaflor, a 17-year-old who identifies as transgender and goes by he/they pronouns, was feeling overwhelmed and experiencing a severe episode of gender dysphoria, a term that refers to the emotional distress that can occur when the gender you’re assigned at...