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LGBTQ2SIA+ Services

Creating a safe and comfortable environment 

Dalhousie Student Health & Wellness works to create a safe and comfortable environment for everyone using our services, including those of the Rainbow community. Please let us know your preferred name and your pronouns when you visit. 

LGBTQ2SIA+ services offered by the Student Health & Wellness Centre

Healthcare professionals at the Student Health & Wellness Centre in Halifax provide services including: 

  • initiating and maintaining cross-hormone therapy
  • providing letters of readiness for gender reaffirming surgery (this includes the letter required from a family doctor only)
  • prescribing appropriate medication following completion of assessment 

You can also book an appointment at the  Student Health & Wellness Centre if you are questioning or have questions about your gender identity. When you make your appointment at the Student Health & Wellness Centre, you must request for Dr. Glenn Andrea or Dr. Amy Mallory. 

Tip: Our health professionals will personalize their assessment based on their abilities and their knowledge of you. Common topics you will talk about include:

  • medical history (both physical and mental)
  • alcohol and drug involvement
  • smoking
  • family and social relationships
  • sexual orientation and practices
  • economic considerations and gender concerns
  • body parts and symptoms (specific to the reason you are coming into the clinic)

LGBTQ2SIA+ services offered by Health Services 

To discuss healthcare services to discuss your LGBTQ2SIA+ needs, you can book an appointment with the physician at Health Services in Truro.