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National LGBT Survey: Research report [UK]

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Government Equalities Office, July 2018 The Government Equalities Office launched a national LGBT survey in July 2017 in order to develop a better understanding of the lived experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, and people who identify as having any other minority sexual orientation or gender identity, or as intersex. The survey was open for 12 weeks and received 108,100...

Language matters when working with people who use alcohol and other drugs…

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Network of Alcohol & other Drugs Agencies (NADA) and the NSW Users and AIDS Association (NUAA),  Language is powerful—especially when discussing alcohol and other drugs and the people who use them. A new resource from the Network of Alcohol & other Drugs Agencies (NADA) and the NSW Users and AIDS Association (NUAA) has been launched Stigmatising language reinforces negative stereotypes...

Centacare Drug and Alcohol Service – LGBTIQ Services

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Centacare, 2018 Centacare Drug and Alcohol Service LGBTIQ Services  provide alcohol and other drug counselling and in-home detox for individuals who are LGBTIQ and their identified supports. A free service for ages 10 years and over. The team includes an LGBTIQ Peer Worker, Counsellors, a Lived Experience Worker and a Registered Nurse. CDAS is a safe and inclusive service for the LGBTIQ community...

Substance misuse – the gender divide explained

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Alcohol and Drug Foundation, February 21, 2018 Men generally consume harmful substances at higher rates than women – this is true both within Australia and internationally. But while the research points to the prevalence of substance misuse disorders among women in Australia as being around half that of men, they are more likely to be socially criticised as a result of their use/misuse. This...

AoD and harm minimisation with Gender and Sexually Diverse (GSD) people

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Mental Health Professionals’ Network, January 2018 You are invited to the next Adelaide Gender and Sexually Diverse (GSD) Mental Health network meeting: AoD and harm minimisation Featuring expert guest speakers from the AOD sector Thursday, 8 February 2018 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Glenside Hospital Learning Centre, 226 Fullarton Rd, Glenside Light refreshments will be provided. RSVP essential. RSVP:...

Study on mental health impacts of anti-gay religious prejudice should be a ‘wake-up call’ for faith leaders

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ABC, 19th October 2017 Faith leaders who insist same-sex couples should not be able to marry — even those who also promote love and support for LGB people — may be causing serious harm to the mental health of LGB individuals, the author of a new study on the impacts of religious anti-gay prejudice has said. In the new study, published this week in the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry...

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