Orygen fact sheet for professionals working with young people.
"Intersectionality describes how multiple social aspects of identity, such as gender, race and sexuality, intersect or interact with each other. Intersectionality is about seeing a person as a whole, and encourages thinking beyond discrete labels that make up someone’s identity and experience in the world."Read more
This webinar explored the history and impact of LGBTQA+ conversion practices in Australia. Recorded 31 March 2021.Read more
Analysis: National Suicide Prevention Adviser Final Advice to Government and Productivity Commission’s Final ReportRead more
On behalf of our member organisation Switchboard, LGBTIQ+ Health Australia will host the launch of the LGBTIQA+ Suicide Postvention Response Plan. This webinar aims to support the work of LGBTIQ member organisations when responding to the need of people affected by suicide.Read more
R U OK? has developed a conversation guide that contains tips to help you know when and how to ask someone who is gender, bodily or sexuality diverse, “Are you OK?” in a safe and supportive way.Read more
This report provides an overview of evidence from 2010 to 2020 for good practice in suicide prevention for LGBTIQ people. It largely focuses on peer-reviewed literature from 2018 onwards.Read more
This webinar explores the importance and benefits of creating LGBTIQA+ specific learning environments to build suicide awareness and response skills – for, with and within our own communities.Read more
This training is based on LGBTIQ+ Health Australia’s Working Therapeutically with LGBTI Clients: A Practice Wisdom Resource, which was developed by practitioners with extensive experience and deep knowledge about working with LGBTIQ+ people and communities.Read more
LGBTI people are over-represented in mental health statistics of anxiety and depression, and have an increased risk of self-harm and suicide due to their experiences of stigma, discrimination, prejudice, abuse, violence, exclusion and isolation.Read more
Network MindOUT supports the professional development of the mental health and suicide prevention sectors to practice and implement strategies that support inclusive and accessible services to LGBTIQ+ people and communities.
The network supports members to stay informed about resources, activities, initiatives, professional development training and research that is pertinent to LGBTIQ+ mental health and suicide prevention through:
- regular newsletter updates
- facilitation of online webinars
- LGBTI sector updates.
Membership is open to all people working within the mental health and suicide prevention sectors who have an interest in promoting positive mental health and wellbeing among LGBTIQ+ people and communities.