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 that for the strategy to be useful the strategic goals and actions need to be translated into practice. 

To do this, we are in the process of developing an plan to implement the National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy.

To begin this process we have been working closely with Tekwabi Giz and an external consultant to embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTI, Sistergirl and Brotherboy people and communities in this work.  

Shortly we will be conducting a series of face to face and online consultations that will inform the implementation of the strategy.

For more information about the National LGBTI Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Strategy or our work to implement this, please contact strategy@lgbithealth.org.au 

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