Knowledge Hub tag: mental health

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Network MindOUT Webinar: Working with Transgender and Non-Binary Young People

Topic: A Critical Development Approach to Working with Transgender and Non-Binary Young People Description: This webinar aims to provide attendees with an overview of the mental health needs of transgender and non-binary young people, before outlining an approach to working with transgender and non-binary young people that is mindful of both their diverse needs, and… Continue reading Network MindOUT Webinar: Working with Transgender and Non-Binary Young People »

Mental Health Week LGBTI Posters

The National LGBTI Health Alliance has collaborated with Mental Health Australia to create posters World Mental Health Day posters specifically for the LGBTI communities. All images in these posters feature people from the LGBTI communities. 2018 World Mental Health Day Posters   Download pdf or jpg  Download pdf or jpg 2017 World Mental Health Day Poster Download… Continue reading Mental Health Week LGBTI Posters »

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Network MindOUT Webinar: Affirmation in Action: A Conversation about LGBTIQ+ Affirmative Practice

Topic: Affirmation in Action: A Conversation about LGBTIQ+ Affirmative Practice Description: Affirmative Practice is a term we hear about increasingly in our work with diverse populations. In this webinar, Chris Pye will facilitate a conversation about what this means in relation to LGBTIQ+ populations, what the literature says and how this can manifest in our… Continue reading Network MindOUT Webinar: Affirmation in Action: A Conversation about LGBTIQ+ Affirmative Practice »

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Network MindOUT Webinar: Culturally and Linguistically Diverse LGBTI People

Description Ethnic identity is a person’s sense of belonging to a particular ethnic group. This involves participating in and negotiating that group’s cultural, religious and other traditions, beliefsand values. Being a LGBTIQ raised within an ethnic group requires the negotiation and interweaving of varying and multiple regulations, expectations and social codes in relation to gender, sexuality,… Continue reading Network MindOUT Webinar: Culturally and Linguistically Diverse LGBTI People »

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Network MindOUT Webinar: The Role of GP’s in Supporting LGBTI Mental Health

LGBTI people have disproportionately high levels of depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts. Ruth will describe some of these issues, and differences for different sub-groups including for example, gender diverse, and bisexual people. She will also discuss the underlying social discrimination and marginalisation that often underlie these mental health issues. GPs have an important role to… Continue reading Network MindOUT Webinar: The Role of GP’s in Supporting LGBTI Mental Health »

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Network MindOUT Webinar: Barriers to Health Care Experienced by Trans Young People

This webinar will outline the issues faced by trans young people accessing medical and mental health services in Australia. These will be drawn directly from the experiences described in the Trans Pathways study, which is the largest survey that has ever been conducted on the mental health and experiences with medical and mental health services in Australia… Continue reading Network MindOUT Webinar: Barriers to Health Care Experienced by Trans Young People »

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Network MindOUT Webinar: LGBTIQ+ Young People’s Mental Health Help Seeking and Digital Cultures

This webinar considers how health services, including mental health services, could better accommodate the needs of young people with diverse gender and sexual identities. Findings from the LGBTIQ Help-Seeking E-Tool project (2015-2016) will be discussed, particularly those outlined in the ‘You learn from each other’ report released this year. This was a joint project between community organisations (Twenty10 incorporating GLCS NSW;… Continue reading Network MindOUT Webinar: LGBTIQ+ Young People’s Mental Health Help Seeking and Digital Cultures »

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Online Panel: The Progression of LGBTI People within Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy, Policy and Programmes

LGBTI people and communities have been slowly gaining increased recognition of their mental health and suicide outcomes, however, LGBTI populations are still relatively invisible in mental health and suicide prevention strategies, policies and frameworks, and thus excluded from project and programmes responses. In this online panel discussion with those who have worked within LGBTI communities,… Continue reading Online Panel: The Progression of LGBTI People within Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy, Policy and Programmes »

National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy

National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy

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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Submission to Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS for the development of Mental Health Terms of Reference

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 »

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MindOUT Webinar: Facilitating Anxiety Support Group for LGBTI People

Way Ahead Mental Health Association of NSW facilitates Anxiety Disorders Support Group that comprise of a small number of people who come together to share personal experiences and information in a safe, friendly and supportive environment, led by a trained volunteer group facilitator In 2016, an Anxiety Disorders Support group for LGBTI people, and their family… Continue reading MindOUT Webinar: Facilitating Anxiety Support Group for LGBTI People »

Submission to Department of Health on Fifth National Mental Health Plan

The Fifth National Mental Health Plan will seek to establish a national approach for collaborative government effort over the next five years, from 2017 to 2022. A consultation draft of the Fifth Plan was released on 21 October 2016. The consultation draft focuses on achievable and measurable improvements across seven targeted priority areas: Integrated regional… Continue reading Submission to Department of Health on Fifth National Mental Health Plan »