Could you do something amazing for LGBTQ people?

Take on a challenge event, run a bake sale or find your own inspiration to raise funds for MindOut

MindOut for Each Other

I feel proud and like I’m making a difference. It’s not just MindOut for mental health or for being LGBTQ – my wrist band says “MindOut for each other” and MindOut truly does that.

MindOut Advocacy Service

“the advocacy support I received has helped me survive financially but more than that I now feel much less suicidal and finally like I belong somewhere”

MindOut is a mental health service run by and for lesbians, gay men, bisexual, trans, and queer people.

We work to improve the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTQ communities and to make mental health a community concern

Last year we helped 1,342 people struggling with social isolation, suicidal distress, financial hardship, discrimination and prejudice, hate crime and exclusion.

Online Support

We are now closed we are next online from 10:00am-12:00pm on Friday the 25th May for LGBTQ support and information.

Contact one of our Online Support Workers in confidence - see the box in the bottom right hand corner.

If the Online Support Service is closed, you can leave a message and we will get back to you.

News & Events

A collage of photos showing a happy caucasian man volunteering with a collection bucket at a public event.

LGBTQ+ Mental Health Hero of the Week: Scott Sharp

Scott Sharp is one of MindOut’s dedicated volunteers. You might have seen him at the Brighton Marathon in a MindOut shirt collecting donations for us. We’re so grateful to Scott for volunteering his time and being ...
Read More
A group of people with their hands in the air, all wearing MindOut t-shirts.

Mental Health Awareness Week: What is Minority Stress?

2018 Brighton Half Marathon Participants It’s Mental Health Awareness Week 14th-20th May. This year’s theme is stress. At MindOut we wanted to explore what stress is like for LGBTQ people, so this week we are asking ...
Read More

New Report into the mental health of LGBTQ people over 50.

This week MindOut is launching its latest report into the mental health of LGBTQ communities, focussing on ageing. The top three findings are: Invisibility of older LGBTQ has significant mental health impact Ageism in LGBTQ communities ...
Read More
A smiling woman giving two thumbs up and wearing a medal for having just completed the Brighton Marathon 2018.

LGBTQ+ Mental Health Hero of the Week: Layla Brain

This week’s Queer Mental Health Hero is Layla Brain, one of our sponsored Brighton Marathon runners who raised a phenomenal £685 for MindOut. Has Layla inspired you? Then sign up to run the Brighton Marathon 2019 ...
Read More
Dan Simon giving the thumbs up after completing the 2018 Brighton Marathon.

LGBTQ+ Mental Health Hero of the Week: Simon Lyne

This week’s Queer Mental Health Hero is Simon Lyne, one of our sponsored Brighton Marathon runners who raised an amazing £685 for MindOut. Has Simon inspired you? Then sign up to run the Brighton Marathon 2019 ...
Read More
Michelle (Shelley) Bridgman portrait

Working Therapeutically with Trans clients

Michelle (Shelley) Bridgman presents an exclusive CPD training event for MindOut. This event is intended for counselling professionals.   Saturday 14th July An all-day event in central Brighton. Cost: £120 Reduced cost for Students: £60 Attendees ...
Read More

Find out how MindOut helped Christine

Watch Christine’s selfie to find out why she feels LGBTQ specific services like MindOut are crucial when experiencing the double whammy of discrimination because of her mental health issues as well as her sexual identity.

I want to talk about the importance of having LGBTQ specific services for people with mental health issues – when you are gay and you have mental health issues it’s like a double attack sometimes…

Our Services

Our Funders

a black and white drawing of three oak trees