Category: Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

The home page for this category is the Mind OUT! project page.
Knowledge Hub mental health resources.

MEDIA STATEMENT: JOINT STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF LGBTI INCLUSION IN 2021 CENSUS REACHES OVER 100 SUPPORTERS

The National LGBTI Health Alliance (the Alliance), the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people has welcomed the support of over 100 peak bodies, health experts and community organisations for its Joint Statement on LGBTI inclusion… Continue reading MEDIA STATEMENT: JOINT STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF LGBTI INCLUSION IN 2021 CENSUS REACHES OVER 100 SUPPORTERS »

Media Statement: National LGBTI Health Alliance welcomes Draft Productivity Commission Report into Mental Health

Thursday 31 October 2019 The National LGBTI Health Alliance (the Alliance), the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people (LGBTI) has welcomed the release of the Draft Report by the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Mental Health,… Continue reading Media Statement: National LGBTI Health Alliance welcomes Draft Productivity Commission Report into Mental Health »

National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy

Implementation of the National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy

In 2017 the National LGBTI Health Alliance released the National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy, a national plan for coordinated action and strategic response to prevent mental ill-health and suicide, and promote mental health and wellbeing for LGBTI populations. After its release, MindOUT facilitated a series of roundtables around Australia.  At these we heard… Continue reading Implementation of the National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy »

QLife Volunteers acknowledged with award for national excellence in suicide prevention!

Suicide Prevention Australia today announced that QLife (www.qlife.org.au) will be recognised with a LiFE Award for excellence in suicide prevention. This award recognises an individual, group/network or organisation that has increased the suicide prevention capacity of communities through the provision of quality services. “On behalf of QLife 300+ volunteers around Australia we are thrilled to have… Continue reading QLife Volunteers acknowledged with award for national excellence in suicide prevention! »

QLife in the Teleweb context

When the QLife Australia project received funding from the Federal Government in 2013, it was a huge vote of confidence for the work of the five volunteer-operated telephone counselling services across the country at that time, that then became the partner sites for QLife. By funding the work of these five ‘Gay and Lesbian Counselling Services’,… Continue reading QLife in the Teleweb context »

Courageous Voices

MindOUT! conferences

MindOUT! conferences and symposiums, including the Courageous Voices conference, 2014, and the MindOUT! National Symposium 2012.

MindOUT! Training: Rainbow Blues

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 »

MindOUT Training: Equal, not the same

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 »