The G21 region has recieved increased funding to expand the mental health support provided to Victorian dairy farmers by offering free Mental Health First Aid training to stock drivers and veterinarians.
The Victorian Population Health Survey is conducted annually to measure and report on the health status of the Victorian population. The survey monitors trends over time for risk factors and self-reported outcomes. Survey findings are used to inform evidence-based policy development and strategic planning across the Department and wider community.
Barwon Health, led by its Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (GLBTIQ) Inclusive Practice and Workplace Culture Committee, is working to position the organisation as a leading provider of care for GLBTIQ people
LGBTI people experience higher levels of anxiety, depression and significantly higher rates of suicide compared to non-LGBTI people. These grants will help unite and educate our community to allow all Victorians, of all backgrounds, to achieve their full potential.