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Research project to investigate needs of Aboriginal LGBTIQ youth

Research project to investigate needs of Aboriginal LGBTIQ youth

Researchers at the Telethon Kids Institute will use a $716,000 grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council to investigate the social and emotional well-being and mental health needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer (LGBTIQ). Dr Ashleigh Lin, head of Mental […]

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Landmark study into trans youth finds high risks of suicide and self harm

A ground-breaking survey by the Telethon Kids Institute in Perth has found trans young people are at high risk for suicide and are approximately 10 times more likely than other young Australians to experience serious depression and anxiety. The landmark research not only surveyed trans youth but also investigated the experiences and needs of their […]

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