The MindOUT! LGBTI Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Conference was held in Sydney on 26-27 June 2014. This resource contains the conference program. This conference was the first of its kind in Australia, and examined the individual and social determinants that impact of the mental health outcomes of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people. … Continue reading MindOUT! LGBTI Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Conference – Courageous Voices »
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A collection of practice wisdom drawn from the consulting room experience of a number of psychologists, psychotherapists and counsellors who have worked with a broad range of sex, sexuality and gender diverse clients.
A framework to guide the development and implementation of strategies for the promotion of mental health and wellbeing and prevention of mental health problems in LGBTI Australians. A core theme is the effects of deeply held prejudice and discrimination on the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTI people and the need for health policy to incorporate this understanding in the development and delivery of LGBTI-inclusive mental health promotion programs.
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
A submission to the Human Rights Policy Branch of the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department regarding the proposed amendments to the racial vilification provisions of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.
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 »
Submission on the prevalence of different types of speech, language and communication disorders and speech pathology services in Australia
Inside this issue: 2014: Focused on the health and wellbeing of LGBTI people in Australia Call for Abstracts, Courageous Voices: LGBTI Mental Health Conference Call for member input: Senate Inquiry into Dementia Care Featured Resource: Suicide attempts among transgendered and gender non-conforming adults National LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Roundtable: Call for expressions of interest… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.4 No.1, Feb 2014 »
This report provides a summary of the most important health issues facing LGBTI Australians in 2013. A summary of the nine main issues facing or affecting the health of LGBTI Australians…
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 »
This briefing paper provides a comprehensive literature review of the mental health outcomes for LGBTI people. Although most LGBTI Australians live healthy, happy lives, a disproportionate number experience worse health outcomes than their non-LGBTI peers in a range of areas, in particular mental health and suicidality.