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 LGBTIQ+ people in the health and community sector can play an important role in helping LGBTI people deal with mental health concerns.
National LGBTIQ+ Health Alliance Resources
The National LGBTIQ+ Health Alliance is the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on LGBTIQ+ people and communities.
The Alliance has some useful resources available, including: