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South Australia

Mental Health Service

Our LGBTIQA+ Specialist Mental Health Service in Adelaide is a service for lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, transgender, non-binary and gender diverse, intersex, queer, and asexual community members experiencing mental illness and psychological distress aged 16 and above.

South Australia

SAMESH

SAMESH is here to prevent the spread of HIV and improve the health and wellbeing of our gender, sex, and sexually diverse communities in South Australia. How do we do it? We use targeted health campaigns, community education, training, peer support, health services, and so much more to equip our communities with the information and resources they need to take control of their health and wellbeing. Plus, we recognise the importance of making sure our communities are socially connected. We’re stronger together afterall. Here’s an overview of just some of the things we do at SAMESH.

Volunteer

Volunteer in South Australia

Our success in supporting our communities relies on the dedication and hard work of our volunteers. Our organisation was founded by volunteers and that strong connection continues today.

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News

16 Feb 2021

Wherever Sex Happens in South Australia

After a successful run in Victoria, one health promotion campaign has undergone a reboot to feature South Australia locations and remind people to look after their sexual health - Wherever Sex Happens.SAMESH Team Manager Skye Bartlett talks a little bit about the experiencing of updating and photographing the campaign for a South Australian audience.

11 Dec 2023

5 Questions with South Australia's New Director

We are proud to introduce Rebecca Ellis, our new Director for South Australia. This is a newly created role that reflects our commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of our LGBTIQA+ communities in Adelaide.Rebecca emigrated to Adelaide from the North of England with her wife Kylie and four children just under 5 years ago. After marrying in England, Rebecca and Kylie closely watched the marriage equality vote in Australia, hoping it would pass so they could bring their family down under. They’ve fallen in love with Adelaide and wouldn’t want to be in any other state.

8 Mar 2024

Dynamic Duos: Kate & Rach

Is Adelaide a hub for queer women in leadership? The city has many incredible LGBTIQA+ women working hard to make their city a better place for their community and several of them are partners in life as well as partners in leadership!For International Women's Day 2024 we talked to three dynamic duos in Adelaide who are inspiring inclusion in their work by leading the way as queer women.

8 Mar 2024

Dynamic Duos: Tish & Holley

Is Adelaide a hub for queer women in leadership? The city has many incredible LGBTIQA+ women working hard to make their city a better place for their community and several of them are partners in life as well as partners in leadership!For International Women's Day 2024 we talked to three dynamic duos in Adelaide who are inspiring inclusion in their work by leading the way as queer women.

27 Mar 2024

Leading the Way with Tamsin Anspach

Tamsin Anspach is a testament to the power of one person. While the desire to make a difference lives in the minds of many, Tamsin is on the frontlines, leading community organisations toward a better future.

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Media Releases

28 Jul 2023

South Australia Launches Groundbreaking LGBTIQA+ Mental Health Service

Thorne Harbour Health, one of Australia’s largest LGBTIQA+ community-controlled health organisations, is proud to announce the official launch of the LGBTIQA+ mental health service in Adelaide. Addressing the unique mental health challenges faced by LGBTIQA+ people, this specialist service is a first for South Australia and joins the ACT as the only government funded services nationwide to do so.“Mental health issues within our LGBTIQA+ communities are a serious concern — with higher rates of anxiety, depression and suicide than the general population,” said Thorne Harbour Health CEO Simon Ruth.

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Events

WED Jul 26

Mixer Only Mixer

WED

26

Jul

Location: My Lover Cindi, 223 Flinders St, Adelaide SA 5000

Time: 5.00p.m.

MON Jul 31

Adelaide Mental Health Service Launch

MON

31

Jul

Location: My Lover Cindi, 223 Flinders St, Adelaide

Time: 6.30p.m.

WED Nov 1 to MON Dec 4

KWEER Exhibition

WED

1

Nov

to

MON

4

Dec

Location: Diverse-City, 163 Gouger Street, Adelaide 5000

Time: All day

THU Nov 2

Bloomin' Fabulous Runway Show

THU

2

Nov

Location: Bicentennial Conservatory, Adelaide Botanic Gardens.

Time: 6.00p.m.

SAT Nov 4

SAMESH at the Sauna

SAT

4

Nov

Location: Pulteney 431 Sauna, 431 Pulteney Street, Adelaide 5000.

Time: 10.00a.m.

SAT Nov 4 to FRI Nov 10

Bloomin’ Fabulous Exhibition

SAT

4

Nov

to

FRI

10

Nov

Location: Goodman Building Lecture Room, Adelaide Botanic Gardens.

Time: 10.00a.m.

SUN Nov 5

Picnic in the Park

SUN

5

Nov

Location: Rundle Park, Rundle Road and East Terrace, Adelaide 5000.

Time: 11.00a.m.

SUN Nov 12

Gold, Pearl, Emerald!

SUN

12

Nov

Location: Victoria Square / North Tarntanyangga, Adelaide 5000.

Time: 11.00a.m.

TUE Nov 7

The Quilt: A Forum

TUE

7

Nov

Location: SAMESH, 57 Hyde St, Adelaide 5000.

Time: 7.00p.m.

THU May 2

Mixer Only Mixer

THU

2

May

Location: My Lover Cindi, 2/192 Pirie St, Adelaide 5000.

Time: 6.00p.m.

WED Nov 15 to SUN Nov 19

GEAR’d Adelaide

WED

15

Nov

to

SUN

19

Nov

Location: Westies Bar and Bistro, 57 Milner Road, Richmond 5033.

Time: 6.00p.m.

MON Mar 18

SMART Group Support

MON

18

Mar

Location: SAMESH Community Space, 57 Hyde Street, Adelaide 5000.

Time: 6.00p.m.

MON Feb 26

SMART Group Support

MON

26

Feb

Location: SAMESH Community Space, 57 Hyde Street, Adelaide 5000.

Time: 6.00p.m.

MON Mar 4

SMART Group Support

MON

4

Mar

Location: SAMESH Community Space, 57 Hyde Street, Adelaide 5000.

Time: 6.00p.m.

MON Mar 11

SMART Group Support

MON

11

Mar

Location: SAMESH Community Space, 57 Hyde Street, Adelaide 5000.

Time: 6.00p.m.

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