Lesbian, gay, bisexual, intersex and transgender and gender diverse people are much more likely to experience depression and anxiety than the broader population. They are also at a greater risk of suicide and self-harm.
Professionals who work with LGBTI people in the health and community sector can play an important role in helping LGBTI people deal with mental health concerns.
National LGBTI Health Alliance Resources
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 LGBTI people and communities.
The Alliance has some useful resources available, including: