Health in Difference 2015 will take place from Thursday 13 to Saturday 15 August, at the National Convention Centre in Canberra. This is Australia’s premier conference on the health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, queer and other sexuality, gender, and bodily diverse people and communities.
The National LGBTI Health Alliance is pleased to announce the commencement of the Lifeguard Project for Australian communities of gay men. Working with beyondblue and the Movember Foundation, the Alliance will foster a community conversation and educate gay men across Australia in an effort to tackle the alarming rates of depression, anxiety and suicide within this community.
The first national project of its kind, MindOUT! is funded by the Commonwealth Government to work with LGBTI organisations and mainstream mental health organisations to improve mental health and suicide prevention outcomes for LGBTI people and populations.
QLife is Australia’s first nationally-oriented counselling and referral service for LGBTI people. QLife provides nation-wide, early intervention, peer supported telephone and web based services to diverse people of all ages.
The Alliance provides a national voice on policy related to the health and wellbeing of LGBTI people. Our aim is to provide an informed voice, consult widely, be inclusive, and dynamically responsive to the needs of LGBTI populations.
Silver Rainbow delivers aged care awareness training to a broad range of staff and interest groups nationally.
Dr. Gávi Ansara, Sue Webeck, Morgan Carpenter, Peter Hyndal, Sally Goldner
National LGBTI Health Alliance
Australian Human Rights Commission
Noto, O., Leonard, W. and Mitchell, A.
Couch, M., Pitts, M., Mulcare, H., Croy, S., Mitchell, A. and Patel, S.
Hillier, L., Jones, T., Monagle, M., Overton, N., Gahan, L., Blackman, J. and Mitchell, A.
Robinson, K.H., Bansel, P., Denson, N., Ovenden, G., and Davies, C.