The National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy is a plan for strategic action to prevent mental ill-health and suicide, and promote good mental health and wellbeing for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people and communities across Australia. This strategy includes recommendations across the breadth of approaches in Australian mental health work including… Continue reading National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy »
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The provision of services under the NDIS for people with psychosocial disabilities related to a mental health condition Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS – Mental Health Terms of Reference As part of the committee’s inquiry into the implementation, performance and governance of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), the committee will inquire into the… Continue reading Submission to Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS for the development of Mental Health Terms of Reference »
MindOUT and People with Disability Australia (PWDA) have worked together to create a webinar resource targeting LGBTI people who are or will be accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). This webinar video covers the human rights and social model principles of the NDIS, provides information on eligibility, what the NDIS does and does not cover,… Continue reading LGBTI People and the National Disability Insurance Scheme »
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental lifelong condition that is characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. The sexual profile of individuals with ASD suggests a higher prevalence of non-heterosexuality and gender-fluidity. Research findings indicate that mental health concerns are amplified for autistic individuals who… Continue reading MindOUT Webinar: Sexuality and Gender Diversity in Autism Spectrum Disorder »
Description Adulthood is complex for many people, but when you incorporate disability and sexuality into the equation, it can become even more complicated. There are a lot of assumptions made about people with disabilities: that people with a physical disability have an intellectual disability, and that people with an intellectual disability are stupid, but… Continue reading MindOUT Webinar: Navigating Gay Adulthood with a Disability in a Modern World »
10 February Presenter: Dr. Ruth McNair Watch Now! Assoc. Professor McNair speaks about the multiple identities we have and how these influence our mental health in positive or negative ways. For some LGBTIQ people with more than one identity that is marginalised, such as a disability or minority ethnic identity, their mental health can be… Continue reading MindOUT! Webinar: Dr. Ruth McNair, Identities, Intersections, and Mental Health »
In This Issue What is consumer directed care? (CDC), and what does it mean for older LGBTI Australians? LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care in perspective Schedule 3: Contractual guidance for the implementation of intersex, trans, and non-binary gender inclusion National LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care Strategy Implementation National Aged Care Awareness Training Project – An… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.4 No.3, Apr 2014 »
Submission on the prevalence of different types of speech, language and communication disorders and speech pathology services in Australia
A special edition that focuses on a broad overview of LGBTI Health in Australia in 2013: Summary Of Key Proposals Ageing And Aged Care Cancer Data To Make Decisions About LGBTI Health Disability Intersex, Trans And Gender Diversity Suicide Prevention Mental Health Tobacco, Alcohol And Other Drugs
A submission to the Senate Committee Inquiry into the Care and management of younger and older Australians living with dementia and behavioural and psychiatric symptoms of dementia (BPSD).
A submission to the Senate Committee Inquiry into the provision of palliative care in Australia.