Knowledge Hub category: Access to healthcare

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MindOUT Webinar: Supporting Mental Wellbeing of LGBTI People During Contentious Public Debate

Due to technical issues, this webinar is currently unavailable. We are currently working to fix this issue.  Please email sally.morris@lgbtihealth.org.au to be notified when this webinar is available. We apologise for any inconvenience.    Recently, the lives of LGBTI people have been examined in the Australian media as rarely before, which can border on vilification. This commentary landscape… Continue reading MindOUT Webinar: Supporting Mental Wellbeing of LGBTI People During Contentious Public Debate »

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Snapshot of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Statistics for LGBTI People

Although most Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex (LGBTI) Australians live healthy and happy lives, research has demonstrated that a disproportionate number experience poorer mental health outcomes and have higher risk of suicidal behaviours than their peers.  These health outcomes are directly related to experiences of stigma, prejudice, discrimination and abuse on the basis of… Continue reading Snapshot of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Statistics for LGBTI People »

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MindOUT Youth Project Report

The MindOUT! Youth Project brought together ten LGBT specialist youth services from around Australia to document and celebrate the amazing work they are already doing with LGBT young people. This project to date, has documented practice based evidence for best practice care and support when working with these populations. We would like to take the… Continue reading MindOUT Youth Project Report »

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MindOUT Webinar: Working with LGBTI people and communities in Rural, Regional and Remote Locations

Due to technical issues, this webinar is currently unavailable. We are currently working to fix this issue.  Please email sally.morris@lgbtihealth.org.au to be notified when this webinar is available. We apologise for any inconvenience.    Description Remote Northern Territory communities are the last place you might think a transgender person would be able to successfully advocate for… Continue reading MindOUT Webinar: Working with LGBTI people and communities in Rural, Regional and Remote Locations »

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MindOUT Webinar: Navigating Gay Adulthood with a Disability in a Modern World

Due to technical issues, this webinar is currently unavailable. We are currently working to fix this issue.  Please email sally.morris@lgbtihealth.org.au to be notified when this webinar is available. We apologise for any inconvenience.    Description Adulthood is complex for many people, but when you incorporate disability and sexuality into the equation, it can become even more… Continue reading MindOUT Webinar: Navigating Gay Adulthood with a Disability in a Modern World »

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MindOUT Webinar: Transgender People and Mental Health

Cisgenderism – the ideology that delegitimises people’s own understandings of their bodies and genders (Ansara & Hegarty, 2012) – significantly impacts upon transgender people’s mental health. Evidence for this appears in research which has found that experiences of discrimination fully mediate self-reported mental health concerns. Conversely, recent research has suggested that when transgender people are supported and… Continue reading MindOUT Webinar: Transgender People and Mental Health »

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MindOUT Webinar: Brief Introduction to LGBTI Mental Health

This webinar will give a brief introduction to LGBTI people and communities in the context of mental health. All Australians have the right to non-judgemental, culturally appropriate mental health care, however Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people are overrepresented in mental health statistics of anxiety, depression as well as having increased risk of… Continue reading MindOUT Webinar: Brief Introduction to LGBTI Mental Health »

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MindOUT Webinar: Including LGBTI People in Suicide Intervention Skills Training

Description: This webinar aims to give insight into approaches taken to make LivingWorks suicide intervention skills trainings inclusive for LGBTI people and communities. Specifically the webinar will outline processes and the presenter experiences in the delivery of suicide prevention initiatives for LGBTI people in WA. This webinar will have a focus on ASIST with tips… Continue reading MindOUT Webinar: Including LGBTI People in Suicide Intervention Skills Training »

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MindOUT Webinar: Sexuality, Gender, Spirituality and Mental Health

Description: An overview of the importance of spirituality when addressing the mental health concerns of the LGBTI community. Matt will look at some different ways of understanding spirituality, the difference between spirituality and religion, the impact of spiritual abuse on the LGBTI community, and how to incorporate spirituality into the helping professions. Presenter Bio Matt… Continue reading MindOUT Webinar: Sexuality, Gender, Spirituality and Mental Health »

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Genders, Bodies, and Relationships Passport

The Passport is a tool to support clear communication between people and organisations on topics related to their genders, bodies, and relationships. This information is critical in a wide variety of settings, including health care, ageing & aged care, police, law, housing and education.