National LGBTI Health Alliance statement on World Suicide Prevention Day

The 10 September 2019) marks World Suicide Prevention Day across the globe and provides a unique opportunity to collectively shine a light on suicide prevention both politically and at a community level.

Harnessing this momentum is critical to ensure productive and meaningful solutions are put in place to drive suicide rates down. Suicide is a prominent community concern in Australia with the ABS reporting 3,128 deaths by suicide in 2017. Globally, it is responsible for over 800,000 deaths. Significant knowledge gaps remain for LGBTI people and communities.

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Network MindOUT Webinar Invitation

Network MindOUT is a community of practice for those working with mental health and suicide prevention in the LGBTI health sector.

This exciting and innovative series of webinars that critically engages with topics relevant to understanding mental health and suicide prevention for LGBTI people.
In each webinar, the presenter will speak for 40 minutes on a topic pertinent to LGBTI mental health and suicide prevention, followed by a Q&A session.

Webinar participants are able to watch the presenter through a videolink and ask questions via an instant message program.

Webinars are recorded, and are able to be watched at any time. Please note, Due to technical difficulties not all webinars were able to be recorded.

Silver Rainbow Newsletter

Silver Rainbow Newsletter

In this issue:

- EOI Advisory Group for Silver Rainbow & Royal Commission
- Online Consultation for Royal Commission Submission
- Private Lives 3
- More Choices for a Longer Life package
- Embolden Festival
- Aged Care System Navigators - Feedback sought

LGBTI Inclusive Practice for Aged Care Workers Training

Dear all

Great training opportunity!

LGBTI Inclusive Practice Training.

When: Thursday 6 June
Where: Community Room 2,
Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre,
80 Rickard Road, Bankstown
Time: 9.30am-4.30pm
Cost: $10 per person

Check flyer for details. Limited spaces! Be quick!

Please circulate.

Kind regards

Sandra Loyola-Sandoval
Ageing & Disability Officer


LGBTIQ Intersect has been developed by Victorian Transcultural Mental Health (VTMH) in collaboration with [email protected], La Trobe University (GLHV). Both organisations work within a human rights framework and share a commitment to social justice and the ongoing development of inclusive practices and service systems.