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Stigma and minority stress: preventing suicide in rainbow communities
Stigma and minority stress: preventing suicide in rainbow communities
Stigma and minority stress: preventing suicide in rainbow communities
Stigma and minority stress: preventing suicide in rainbow communities
Stigma and minority stress: preventing suicide in rainbow communities
Stigma and minority stress: preventing suicide in rainbow communities
Stigma and minority stress: preventing suicide in rainbow communities
Stigma and minority stress: preventing suicide in rainbow communities
Stigma and minority stress: preventing suicide in rainbow communities
Stigma and minority stress: preventing suicide in rainbow communities
Stigma and minority stress: preventing suicide in rainbow communities
Stigma and minority stress: preventing suicide in rainbow communities
Stigma and minority stress: preventing suicide in rainbow communities
Stigma and minority stress: preventing suicide in rainbow communities
Stigma and minority stress: preventing suicide in rainbow communities
Stigma and minority stress: preventing suicide in rainbow communities
Stigma and minority stress: preventing suicide in rainbow communities
Stigma and minority stress: preventing suicide in rainbow communities
Stigma and minority stress: preventing suicide in rainbow communities
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Stigma and minority stress: preventing suicide in rainbow communities

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Presentation by Moira Clunie at Suicide Prevention 2013, a conference in Auckland, New Zealand to mark World Suicide Prevention Day.

Presentation by Moira Clunie at Suicide Prevention 2013, a conference in Auckland, New Zealand to mark World Suicide Prevention Day.

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    • 1. Stigma and minority stress: preventing suicide in rainbow communities World Suicide Prevention Day: 10 September 2013 Moira Clunie
    • 2. www.spinz.org.nz
    • 3. an umbrella term to describe people who do not identify as heterosexual, or do not fit standard gender norms. "Rainbow"
    • 4. “GLBTI individuals experience higher levels of mental health distress than their heterosexual counterparts”
    • 5. “Same/both-sex-attracted students reported higher rates of depression, suicide and self-harm compared to their opposite-sex-attracted peers.”
    • 6. “Discrimination and exclusion are the key causal factors of LGBTI mental ill-health and suicidality”
    • 7. “The health and wellbeing of same/both sex attracted students was negatively affected by their social environment.”
    • 8. Rates of attempted suicide in young people when supported or rejected by family (Hillier et al. 2011)
    • 9. Mental health promotion to strengthen: -Individual -Organisations -Communities -Whole societies
    • 10. Photo: Kiran Foster. Used under Creative Commons Attribution license
    • 11. “inform ways to improve the access to, and experience of, mental health and addiction services to the Rainbow Community in the ADHB catchment area.”
    • 12. “strengthen individuals’ self-esteem, self-efficacy, life and coping skills, relationship and social connections”
    • 13. Moira Clunie moira@mentalhealth.org.nz

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