Research participants needed for transgender inclusive mental healthcare study

This study is funded by the Vancouver Foundation.

A new research study is looking for volunteers to take part in a study of transgender women`s experiences accessing the mental healthcare system.

In order to participate you must meet the following inclusion criteria:

  • Self identify as a transgender woman
  • Over 19 years of age
  • Accessed mental health services in the last 5 years
  • Managing medications, addictions and harmful behaviours
  • Willing to participate in an interview for approximately 90 minutes


As a research participant in this study, you will be asked to:

  • Participate in an initial phone call to ensure inclusion criteria are met
  • Participate in a one to one interview for approximately 90 minutes
  • Fill out a demographic questionnaire


Your participation will involve 1 session, which will take approximately 90 minutes of your time. All information gathered will be confidential. The information from these interviews will be used to inform a research question for a larger study.

In appreciation for your time, you will receive an honorarium of $50.00.

For more information about this study, or to volunteer for this study, please email
Jodi Gray: [email protected]