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20 Oct 2022

Victorian Coroner’s Report: Suicide among LGBTIQ people

Advocacy and Activism, Community, Health, Legal, Mental Health, Policy

Victorian Coroner’s Report: Suicide among LGBTIQ people

Cal and Jacinta speak to Victorian LGBTIQ+ Commissioner, Todd Fernando, and Switchboard CEO, Joe Ball, about  a new report on LGBTIQ+ suicide. The Coroner’s Court of Victoria released a report on suicide among LGBTIQ+ people on 14 October 2022. Todd and Joe discuss why this report is important, what’s included in it and why, and what work needs to be done to support our communities.

CONTENT WARNING: This episode does discuss suicide among LGBTIQ+ people and bereavement of suicide.

If any of the content in this podcast impacts you or is distressing, please get in touch with QLife or other support services included on JOY’s support page: joy.org.au/support/ 

QLife
QLife provides anonymous and free LGBTI peer support and referral for people in Australia wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships.
Phone: 1800 184 527 – 3pm-midnight every day Web chat: qlife.org.au

 

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