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LGBTIQ+ people—mental health and counselling support

LGBTIQ+ people—mental health and counselling support

Supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer plus (LGBTIQ+) health and wellbeing

LGBTIQ+ people often experience minority stress due to stigma and discrimination, and the marginalised status of their communities.

This impacts mental and physical health and wellbeing for LGBTIQ people.


Queensland Council for LGBTQIA+ Health

Offers multiple mental health and counselling programs to improve the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ+ Queenslanders across the age spectrum.

Includes Clinic 30 - a bulk billing GP service that can complete mental health plans.

Funded by Brisbane North PHN under the National Suicide Prevention Program

Diverse Voices

A free phone and online chat counselling and referral service (in partnership with QLife) for people identifying as LGBTIQ+. Call or visit their website (3:00 pm to midnight, 7 days a week).

The Centre for Human Potential

Individual and group counselling, and case management services. This service is built on foundational values of acceptance, diversity and inclusion.

Face-to-face sessions are provided in spaces including the Queensland Council for LGBTI Health, Open Doors Youth Service, as well as the centre’s Brisbane and Woolloongabba offices.

Funded by Brisbane North PHN under the National Suicide Prevention Program

Open Doors Youth Service

Advocacy, counselling, case management and other programs for young people aged 12–24 who identify across the gender and sexuality spectrum (LGBTIQ+, asexual, pansexual, sistergirl and brotherboy), across South East Queensland.

Funded by Brisbane North PHN under the National Suicide Prevention Program

Relationships Australia: Rainbow Program

Mental health and wellbeing support for people of diverse bodies, genders and sexualities, including LGBTIQ+ people, as well as those questioning their gender identity or sexual orientation.

Families, allies and practitioners who also support those identifying as LGBTIQ+ or questioning can access this service.

Transcendence Social and Emotional Support Group

Transcendence is a social and emotional support group for transgender and gender-diverse individuals, or those questioning their gender identity, aged 18 and over.

Our support group is a safe, confidential and friendly space and is facilitated by experienced counsellors. The group is a place where participants share stories, give and receive support and advice.

It’s held at Spring Hill on the last Tuesday of every month, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

National LGBTI Health Alliance

This is the national peak health organisation for organisations and individuals. The service provides health-related programs and research focused on LGBTIQ+ people as well as other sexuality, gender, and bodily diverse people and communities.

Beyond Blue

Resources for LGBTIQ+ and bodily, gender and sexually diverse people—including the impact of discrimination, developing an action plan around depression and anxiety, rainbow families and more.

    My Mental Health

    We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia, their diversity, histories and knowledge and their continuing connections to land, waterways and culture. We pay our respect to all Australian Indigenous Peoples and their cultures, and to Elders of past, present and future generations.

    Brisbane North PHN wishes to acknowledge the experience and expertise of the My Mental Health Steering Committee, delegates of the Peer Participation in Mental Health Services (PPIMS) network and health professionals in developing the My Mental Health Website.

    Operated by Brisbane North PHN Website by NWO