Health

Harvard HealthPALs

HealthPALs are a team of student liaisons between Harvard University Health Services (HUHS) and the student body. We are trained in first-aid and CPR, and have first-aid supplies and over-the-counter medications in each of the upperclassmen Houses. We are also available to answer questions… Read more about Harvard HealthPALs

Where can I find out about student health insurance coverage for transgender related medical services?

Health Insurance: Harvard's Blue Cross Blue Shield Plan covers gender-affirming surgeries (upper and lower). Details about the requirements for this coverage can be found at: Harvard Student Transgender Health Policy.
Hormones: Dr. Bruce Churchill at University Health Services (UHS) is familiar with hormone therapy and has experience working with LGBTQ students.  He uses an informed… Read more about Where can I find out about student health insurance coverage for transgender related medical services?

Boston GLASS

Boston GLASS, a BGLTQ Youth Drop-In center, provides counseling, advocacy and referrals for health care services and housing to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (GLBTQ) teens and young adults, many of whom are youth of color.

The Borum

Healthcare for Youth, focus on LGBT/Queer Youth: At the Borum, we offer quality, open care to young adults ages 12–29 who need a health center that really gets them. Come see the Borum for your primary care and for connection to the services you need, including health care. Call 617.457.… Read more about The Borum

Response

Response is a non-judgmental, non-directive peer counseling group which offers confidential support to individuals dealing with rape, sexual assault, abuse, harassment, and relationship issues. It is open from 8 pm- 11 pm Sunday through Wednesday in Lowell Basement E and a phone line is staffed… Read more about Response