Today, on World Suicide Prevention Day, the National LGBTI Health Alliance takes a moment remember all people whose lives have been touched by suicide. We pay particular respects to those people amongst the L, G, B, T, or I communities and populations who have found themselves faced with the challenges of suicide: as individuals,… Continue reading Working together for Health – World Suicide Prevention Day 2015 »
Across Australia there are youth services that hold specialist skills in offering support to the full diversity of human bodies, genders, sexualities, and identities. These organisations provide essential, life-supporting care to young people who might describe themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, queer, or for whom the dominant cultural labels for sexuality, or gender,… Continue reading Going Together: The MindOUT! Specialist Youth Services Project »
MindOUT! conferences and symposiums, including the Courageous Voices conference, 2014, and the MindOUT! National Symposium 2012.
A training session provided by the MindOUT! Project. Target Audience: LGBTI community leaders LGBTI persons Partners, friends and family of LGBTI persons living with depression About this workshop: While depression and anxiety is generally becoming a more common experience in people’s lives, for LGBTI people the rates of depression and anxiety are significantly higher. Designed… Continue reading MindOUT! Training: Rainbow Blues »
This online tool has been developed to offer you, your friends and family information and support to help you better understand the experience of mental distress, either to aid your own recovery or support someone else’s. This online workshop has been designed to provide space to reflect on some issues that are specific to our… Continue reading MindOUT! Training: Rainbow Blues – online training »
A training session provided by the MindOUT! Project. Target Audience: LGBTI community leaders, volunteers LGBTI persons About this workshop: The suicide of someone has a devastating impact on all those connected. It is known that for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people, suicide is far more common than in the broader population. While challenging… Continue reading MindOUT! Training: From Dying to Thriving »
A training session provided by the MindOUT! Project. Target Audience: Service Managers in mainstream mental health & suicide prevention organisations Clinical Managers or supervisors Workers in mental health, community health, primary health, social and community services, education About this workshop: The over-representation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people living with a mental… Continue reading MindOUT Training: Equal, not the same »
Established in 2013, the MindOUT Champions project works to improve the capacity of the mental health and suicide prevention organisations to identify, respond and address the mental health and wellbeing needs of LGBTI people. A pilot of the project with 11 organisations over 10 months in 2013-14 resulted in the development of Championing Inclusion: A Guide… Continue reading MindOUT! Champions Project »
NETWORK MINDOUT! – LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Network MindOUT supports the professional development of the mental health and suicide prevention sectors to practice and implement strategies that support inclusive and accessible services to LGBTI people and communities. The network supports members to stay informed about resources, activities, initiatives, professional development training and research… Continue reading Network MindOUT! »
Network MindOUT Webinar Series This exciting and innovative series of webinars that critically engages with topics relevant to understanding mental health and suicide prevention for LGBTI people. In each webinar, the presenter will speak for 40 minutes on a topic pertinent to LGBTI mental health and suicide prevention, followed by a Q&A session. Webinar participants… Continue reading MindOUT! Webinars »
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.
With the Courageous Voices Conference fast approaching, we encourage people to register to attend what will be an inspiring and thought provoking event. The program is now available on the MindOUT Conference website and provides insight into some of the many themes and experiences that will be explored over the 2 days. The National LGBTI… Continue reading Courageous Voices: reminder »