HiD 2018

Building capacity in South Eastern Sydney Mental Health for the LGBTIQA+ community through co-production

Description South Eastern Sydney Recovery College is a pioneering educational initiative in Australia, focused on learning and growth for better mental health. The College offers comprehensive education and training programs, developed and delivered by people with a lived experience of mental distress and mental health professionals. It is open to people who have a lived… Continue reading Building capacity in South Eastern Sydney Mental Health for the LGBTIQA+ community through co-production »

Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy, Sexuality and Intimacy: Australian Trans Women‰’s Experiences

Description The majority of contemporary studies on transgender women revolves around issues such as systematic marginalisation, physical/emotional/sexual victimisation, serostatus, sex work, and physiological health. While these areas of research are important in providing a picture of trans women‰’s lifeworlds, a significant factor remains largely absent from their findings. Few empirical studies of trans women undergoing… Continue reading Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy, Sexuality and Intimacy: Australian Trans Women‰’s Experiences »

EntryPoint: A co-design approach to addressing hepatitis C among gay and bisexual men

Description Despite the opportunity provided by new treatments for hepatitis C, specific targeting of gay and bisexual men has been relatively rare ‰- even though the incidence of hepatitis C in this group is increasing both in Australia and globally. In order to identify intervention points (and modes) for peer-based hepatitis C testing and treatment… Continue reading EntryPoint: A co-design approach to addressing hepatitis C among gay and bisexual men »

Baylin’s Gift

Description I want to demonstrate to our children the absolute importance of loving themselves. Celebrating and being proud of all that they are. We lost our son Baylin to suicide last year. He was gay. He hated who he was. In my letter he said “the reason I am here is because I couldn’t come… Continue reading Baylin’s Gift »

An Insight into the Positive Self-Management Program for ageing people living with HIV

Description This presentation outlines the Positive Self Management program for LGBTI people ageing with HIV. The Positive Self-Management Program is a series of sessions specifically for people living with HIV 50 & over, delivered in weekly sessions for six weeks. The internationally accredited Program is facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom… Continue reading An Insight into the Positive Self-Management Program for ageing people living with HIV »

Co-designing suicide prevention interventions with the LGBTI+ community in North-Western Melbourne

Description As part of the Commonwealth Government‰’s goal of reducing the suicide rate, twelve population based trials for suicide prevention and intervention have been funded across Australia and are being co-designed by Primary Health Networks (PHNs) and their local communities. These trials focus on populations with high rates of suicide. North-Western Melbourne PHN is one… Continue reading Co-designing suicide prevention interventions with the LGBTI+ community in North-Western Melbourne »