Mental Health and Addictions

So important to name specifically Transgender, as well as Rainbow people as priority groups for Mental Health and Addictions, and make sure we are on the Ministerial work plans for national and regional policies. We want to see trans led organisations training DHBs on providing appropriate mental health and addictions support for trans populations, rainbow … Continue reading Mental Health and Addictions

Landmark Trans Health Report Shows Widespread Disparity

Counting Ourselves transgender health research found elevated stigma, discrimination, violence against trans people.

Rainbow Mental Health Resource

Our fantastic 2019 resource, Supporting Aotearoa's Rainbow People, is a practical guide for mental health professionals who are working with transgender or other Rainbow patients, or who simply want to upskill and understand with sensitivity some of the barriers for rainbow people in accessing mental health services. Written by Gloria Fraser, with co-design from Gender … Continue reading Rainbow Mental Health Resource

Accurate Birth Certificates: BDMRR 101

All about the BDMRR Bill and changing gender markers on birth certificates

Aotearoa Trans Healthcare Guidelines Released

We're very pleased to announce that the national guidelines for trans healthcare in Aotearoa have been released, and can be found here.