This webinar will present the guidelines that were developed by Mental Health First Aid Australia and the University of Melbourne, with assistance from the National LGBTI Health Alliance, MindOUT project. The guidelines outline what a person needs to consider when providing mental health first aid to an LGBTIQ person. It will briefly review the literature on… Continue reading MindOUT Webinar: Considerations When Proving Mental Health First Aid to an LGBTIQ Person »
Knowledge Hub category: QLife
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 »
Description This webinar will reflect upon the growth and expansion of QLife over the last two years. It will explore why people contact QLife, discuss some of the emerging demographic data, and highlight new resources developed that will support your work with LGBTI people and communities. QLife is a national, anonymous, peer-based telephone and web… Continue reading MindOUT Webinar: The New Q: The Growth of QLife »
A submission to an inquiry into the impact on service quality, efficiency and sustainability of recent Commonwealth community service tendering processes by the Department of Social Services.
In this edition: Professor Fels to Open LGBTI Mental Health Conference! IDAHOBIT Day QLife – National Data Report Free MindOUT! LGBTI Mental Health Webinars Qlife – National Data Report
Distance counselling for LGBTI Australians has a long and proud history, of which QLife Australia marks a bold new era. This presentation highlights the nature of distance counselling in Australia, where it has come from and where it is heading.
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 »
LGBTI Youth in focus In This Issue New Horizons for QLife: Innovative youth connections through technology and media Zoe Belle Gender Centre: Youth service providers training on sex and gender diversity Supporting Sexual and Gender Diversity in Schools – Safe Schools Coalition Victoria 20,000 and counting: ReachOut.com’s work in supporting LGBTQI young people online across… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.4 No.2, Mar 2014 »
Inside this Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Focus edition: Editorial – Barry Taylor LGBTI Champions: A progress report – Michelle Mars Counselling our communities in a time of digital diversity – Ross Jacobs How Michael Kirby saved my life – Andrew Webster MindOUT! Training Calendar 2014 Reducing cisgenderism in mental health research and practice: Answers… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.3 No.10, Dec 2013 »
Inside this edition: Editorial: Practical health outcomes for LGBTI people in Australia – Warren Talbot Media Release: Family Court improves health care for trans young people – LGBTI Health Alliance ‘Standing Strong’ – workshops for LGBTI mental health – Andrew Shaw Submission on Revised Australian Curriculum Health and Physical Education to Year 10 – LGBTI… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.3 No.7, Aug 2013 »
Growing opportunities in LGBTI health and ageing: Editorial: Growing opportunities in LGBTI Health and ageing – Warren Talbot UnitingCare Ageing NSW ACT and LGBTI Inclusive Care – Steve Tuelan QLife: Keeping our LGBTI Communities Connected – Ross Jacobs beyondblue: 2012-2013 GLBTI work in review – Kate Carnell The health and wellbeing of LGBTI people of… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.3 No.6, Jul 2013 »
Health in Difference special edition: Editorial – Our Bodies, Our Minds -￼Susan Ditter No longer an optional extra: Doing LGBTI health policy differently – Liam Leonard Lesbians and Aged Care – Anneke Deutsch Intersex, trans and gender diversity plenary transcript: ‘Shared responsibility: beyond representational politics’ – Peter Hyndal QLife: A national integrated LGBTI support service… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.3 No.5, Jun 2013 »