FAQS

Why the focus on women's mental health?

Women and men can respond differently to mental health issues. Currently the majority of mental health research and programs are conducted on male subjects and applied to women. This has lead to many programs and prevention strategies missing the mark.

Does women's mental health require more attention than mens?

Certainly not! Liptember is all about identifying the differences between men and women when it comes to mental health and treating them accordingly.

What are some examples of mental health issues that are gender specific?

Issues such as Postnatal or Menopausal related depression are perfect examples of mental health issues that are gender specific to women.

Where can I purchase my official Liptember ‘Lippy’?

You can purchase your Official Liptember Lippy from any Chemist Warehouse, My Chemist or My Beauty Spot store nationwide.

How do I raise money?

Once you register online and purchase your official ‘Lippy’ you’re ready to start fundraising! Start asking family, friends and co workers to sponsor you for wearing the ‘Lippy’ every day during September.

How do I sponsor a Liptember participant?

It’s as easy as searching the name of the participant or group and follow the steps to sponsor.

Where is my money going?

All funds raised during the campaign will be donated to the Centre for Women's Mental Health, Lifeline, Pretty Foundation, Batyr, RUOK? and the Jean Hailes Foundation.

Is my donation tax deductable?

Yes, all donations over $2 are tax deductible. Keep your receipt for tax purposes, which will be emailed to you after payment has been processed. The Liptember Foundation is a registered Australian charity with full DGR status.