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MindOUT Webinar - Mental Health and Suicide Prevention for LGBTIQ People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds

Regrettably, a significant body of research supports the view that LGBTIQ individuals have a higher per capita level of risk of mental illness, self-harm and suicide. For a variety of factors their life journey can be much more difficult to navigate.

Read more November 08, 2016 7:50 AM

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 LGBTI people and communities across Australia.

 

Read more November 01, 2016 5:50 PM

Working with LGBTI People: Data Integrity

Inclusive and appropriate data collection promotes data integrity. When we have data integrity, we can increase social cohesion and improve health outcomes.

Read more October 31, 2016 8:25 PM

Working with LGBTI People: People & Families

LGBTI families face stigma in society and sometimes from healthcare providers. 

Read more October 31, 2016 8:23 PM

Working with LGBTI People: Young People

The majority of LGBTI young people consider themselves to be happy and satisfied with their lives, however they are also more likely to experience social exclusion, isolation, rejection, bullying, discrimination, inequality, harassment and violence due to stigma regarding LGBTI people.

Read more October 31, 2016 8:16 PM

Working with LGBTI People: Intimate Partner and Family Violence

While we know that intimate partner and family violence are risks in any relationship, for LGBTI people it may be more invisible because of the compounding impact of LGBTI relationships being less recognisable to service providers.

Read more October 31, 2016 8:12 PM



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LGBTIQ+ Health Australia, (formerly the National LGBTI Health Alliance), is 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, intersex and queer people and other sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTIQ+) people and communities. Dropping the “+” from our name only occurs within digital formats that do not allow mathematical symbols, such as within our domain name, handles and hashtags.
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