The ‘Vote No’ campaign launched in Sydney last Sunday and in response the National Mental Health Commission issued a statement warning the debate had heightened discrimination against LGBT people, making them especially vulnerable. They’re right. ReachOut, a national mental health service has experienced a twenty per cent spike in online traffic. That’s around 17,000 extra requests for help. CEO Jono Nicholas told Fairfax Media people are requesting help because they’re anxious about what the postal survey results will mean.
September 20 / Marie Claire