A safe place for psychological healing

Mind operates an Aftercare program offering support to people who are LGBTQIA+ and are having thoughts or intentions of suicide. 

The Aftercare team consists of mental health peer support workers and allied health workers who are knowledgeable about LGBTQIA+ identities and the issues and challenges faced by the community. Aftercare offers recovery-focused, short-term (up to 3 months) practical outreach and counselling-based support to help you, your chosen family members and other important people in your life to find inclusive and affirming care and strategies for moving forward. 

How to access Aftercare

There is no charge to access the Aftercare program. Aftercare is funded by North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network and is available for people living in or with ties to the north western suburbs of Melbourne. 

Self and safety resource 

Self and safety:  a resource for people identifying as LGBTIQA+ - This is a resource developed by and for LGBTIQA+ people with a lived experience of mental illness. It has been designed as a guide to help you develop your sense of safety and security while awaiting access to supports.

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For more information, please contact the Aftercare team: 
Email [email protected]

Aftercare referral form

Please fill out the online Aftercare referral form here or alternatively download Aftercare referral form (MS Word 1.8 MB)

Please note - we are unable to take student placements at this time.

Mind is a member of LGBTIQ+ Health Australia.