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ACON Shines a Light on LGBTQ Mental Health During Mental Health Month


Improving and supporting the mental health of people in LGBTQ communities will be at the centre of a wide range of events being held by ACON – NSW’s leading health organisation for people of diverse sexualities and genders – during Mental Health Month.

Mental Health Month is observed annually in October to promote the importance of early intervention practices for positive mental health and wellbeing, and reduce the stigma associated with mental health. This year, the awareness initiative bears even greater significance with the advent of COVID-19 and its impacts on people’s mental health.

From 1-31 October, ACON is hosting a range of activities to shine a light on LGBTQ mental health, including:

Mental Health Matters Rainbow Inclusion Award – Award Sponsor

ACON is a proud sponsor of the Rainbow Inclusion Award at WayAhead’s Mental Health Matters Awards. The award recognises mental health programs, projects or initiatives that demonstrate commitment to the mental health and wellbeing of sexuality and gender diverse people.

Mental Health Month WayAhead Small Grants Scheme – Grants SponsorACON is a proud sponsor of the WayAhead’s annual Mental Health Month Small Grants Scheme. Grants are provided for mental health projects specifically focusing on sexuality and gender diverse communities.Mental Health and COVID […]

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