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Take a look at how Fenway Health is committed to quality care and safety.

A Look At Fenway Health’s Commitment to Quality and Safety

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Since our inception, Fenway Health has been dedicated to providing quality, safe, and effective care for LGBT people and everyone in our community. While we may look very different today than the humble, basement clinic founded by college students in the 1970s, our commitment to offering the highest caliber of health care – regardless of the ability to pay –  hasn’t changed a bit. Recently, Fenway Health added a new page to our website that highlights the steps that we take to ensure that our patients receive exceptional care. Please take a moment to review this comprehensive review of Quality 
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Fenway Health is excited to launch a new 10 week diabetes support group.

Fenway Health Launches New Diabetes Support Group

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Looking for a confidential space to share your experiences and get support around living with diabetes? Fenway Health is excited to launch a new 10 week diabetes support group, co-facilitated by a therapist and a registered nurse. The purpose of this group is to provide space for participants to share their thoughts, ask questions, and strategize on how to stay on track with self-care and disease management. There will also be opportunities to hear from specialist providers who can speak to diabetes care topics such as eye care, foot care, nutrition, exercise, and alternative therapies including acupuncture and massage. Through 
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High school age males in the U.S. who are gay or bisexual report much higher rates of substance use than heterosexual males, a new study says.

CDC finds that high school age gay and bisexual males have much higher rates of substance use than their heterosexual male peers

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Today, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released data showing that high school age males in the U.S. who are gay or bisexual report much higher rates of substance use than heterosexual males. Findings from the report titled, “Sexual Identity, Sex of Sexual Contacts, and Health-Related Behaviors Among Students in Grades 9-12 – United States and Selected Sites, 2015,” highlights results from the 2015 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) and details the risk behavior disparities of sexual minority youth, as compared with their heterosexual peers. The Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), a national survey of adolescent health risk 
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Fenway is extremely proud of the many talented and diverse people who make our work and mission possible. In this series, we are thrilled to highlight the newest providers who have joined the team to help us in delivering high-quality care to the LGBT community and our surrounding neighborhood.

New Provider Spotlight: Jaymie Zapata, Medical Case Manager

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Jaymie Zapata, Medical Case Manager Joined Fenway in March, 2015 Education: Smith College, B.A. in Religion What do you like most about being a Medical Case Manager? I really enjoy the experience of being part of a care team. I feel like I have an important role to play in a patient’s whole health, and I enjoy coordinating with providers to identify and take care of patient needs. What brought you to Fenway Health? The LGBT community is my community, so finding an organization that was dedicated to serving that community was a powerful motivator in deciding where I next 
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Fenway's Violence Recovery Program is co-facilitating a new support group for male survivors of domestic or sexual violence.

Fenway’s VRP To Co-Facilitate Cape Cod Support Group for Male Survivors of Domestic or Sexual Violence

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The Violence Recovery Program (VRP) of Fenway Health is excited to announce its collaboration with Independence House, Inc. in launching a jointly facilitated “Male Survivor’s Support Group.” This group is for any persons identifying as men – straight, gay, or transgender – who is a survivor of domestic and/or sexual violence on Cape Cod. The group will begin on September 29 at 6:00 pm. Anyone interested in participating can call our Cape Cod VRP Advocate Anne Burke at 857.313.6681 or Independence House Hotline at 800.439.6507, or email aburke@fenwayhealth.org or  ChrisM@indhouse.net for more information. The Violence Recovery Program of Fenway Health 
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