Members of the LGBTI+ community experience higher levels of depression, anxiety, psychological distress and suicidality
This webinar will provide an opportunity to discuss the special mental health needs of LGBTI+ people and provide some insight into the style of care delivery that will benefit them most.
Several online services provide specific mental health help for LGBTI+ people. Our special guest
Also on the panel will be Stella Topaz, National Project manager for QLife, a national
Very few specific online therapy programs for LGBTI+ people exist. We will have an opportunity to discuss some of the reasons for this and the desirable characteristics of such a program.
To participate in this webinar, GPs need to have some level of familiarity with e-Mental Health. This can be gained by:
The webinar series examines some of the online mental health treatment programs that GPs and Allied Health Workers need to know about, focusing on evidence-based programs that have been developed in Australia. The evidence around the efficacy and usefulness of different programs will be discussed along with practical aspects of using the programs.
GPs and GP registrars, psychologists and allied mental health practitioners, in fact, any health professional with an interest in improving outcomes for patients with mental health conditions.
Participants in each webinar are eligible for 2 QI&CPD Points and 2 Core ACRRM points