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Sexual identity and prevalence of alcohol and other drug use among Australians in the general population

Roxburgh, Amanda ; Lea, Toby ; De Wit, John ; Degenhardt, Louisa •   2016
The 2013 National Drug Strategy Household Survey, a multistage stratified population sample collecting data on AOD use in the Australian population over 14 years of age, was analysed for differences between gay and bisexual (GB) men and lesbian/gay and bisexual (LGB) women and their heterosexual counterparts.

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Alice community report: Alcohol and lesbian/bisexual women: Insights into culture and emotions

University of Melbourne •   2014
This fact sheet provides a summary of the findings of the Alice Community Report which examines the links between drinking and mental health; key influences on drinking , including discrimination and cultural norms and access to services for alcohol and mental health support for lesbian and bisexual women.

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Monograph No. 23: Prevalence of and interventions for mental health and alcohol and other drug problems amongst the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community: A review of the literature

Ritter, A., Matthew-Simmons, F., & Carragher, N. National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre •   2012
This report summarises a vast literature in relation to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) people and both mental health and alcohol and other drug problems. The report focuses on two aspects:The prevalence of mental health (MH) disorders, and alcohol and other drug problems (AOD) among GLBT populations; and Evidence regarding the effectiveness of interventions Read more..

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The Health and Well-Being of Lesbian and Bisexual Women in Western Australia

Hyde, Z., Comfort, J., Brown, G., McManus, A. & Howat, P. WA Centre for Health Promotion Research, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia. •   2007
This report explores a wide range of health issues for lesbian and bisexual women in Western Australia including: community connectedness; nutrition and physical activity; cancer screening; alcohol, tobacco and other drug use; experiences of discrimination and harassment; mental health; sexual practices and ‘safe sex’; and health service utilisation.

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Private Lives 2. The second national survey of the health and wellbeing of LGBT Australians

Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society, La Trobe University •   2012
Private Lives 2 (PL2) is a report on the second national survey of the health and wellbeing of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) Australians. The first Private Lives (PL1) was released in 2006 and was, at that time, the largest survey of its kind conducted anywhere in the world. In 2011, 3,835 GLBT respondents Read more..

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States of mind: Mental health and wellbeing and alcohol, tobacco and other drugs use in Queensland lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Communities – A community needs analysis.

Queensland AIDS Council (formally Queensland Association for Healthy Communities) •   2010
This report provides an overview of Queensland LGBT mental health and wellbeing and drug and alcohol use. It also looks at the factors that promote wellbeing, prevent illness and enhance coping and resiliency in Queensland’s diverse LGBT communities.

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