|Action||Unprofessional conduct - conversion therapy|
|Comment Period||Ends 8/7/2019|
Conversion therapy is based on the belief that non-normative gender orientation is a mental illness that must be "cured." Studies have shown that conversion therapy leads to higher incidents of suicidal thoughts, suicide and depression. It should be banned. Our Republican-led state legislature will not do anything about it. So, it is up to health professionals to protect children from this harmful practice.