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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 next online for LGBTQ information and support Thursday 19th July 1-4pm, where we will available to offer specific online support for LGBTQ people under 30.

We are usually open evenings from 5:30pm for between two and four hours, and Sundays from 2:00pm until 4:00pm.

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

News & Events

Trustees required for our Governing Board

MindOut is an award-winning small charity run by and for LGBTQ people who have experience of mental health issues. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who can provide leadership and help us make decisions about our ...
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Joint Statement: Allsorts, MindOut and Switchboard support for trans and non-binary communities

“In the run up to Brighton and Hove’s Trans Pride season, Allsorts, MindOut and Switchboard wanted to make a joint statement to show our support for trans communities and trans and non-binary individuals. As LGBTQ charities ...
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Advocacy Drop In: Thursdays

From Thursday 12th July the Advocacy Drop In will take place on Thursdays. You can drop into Community Base, 113 Queens Rd, Brighton anytime between 10am and 12 midday on Thursdays in order to make an ...
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Arthur Law. 21 May, 1959 – 17 May 2018

We were hugely saddened to hear of the death of Arthur Henry Law on May 17 this year. Arthur was a tireless LGBT rights activist involved in campaigning against Section 28 and police harassment, as well ...
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New Government Action Plan Pledges to Improve the Lives of LGBT People

On Tuesday 3 July, the Government Equalities Office published the LGBT Action Plan: Improving the Lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People. action plan responds to the largest national survey of LGBT people in the ...
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LGBTQ+ Mental Health Hero of the Week: Alex Scurr and the Gay Men’s Dance Company

At their annual charity gala, The Gay Men’s Dance Company, led by founder Alex Scurr, raised £500 for MindOut. The group ‘offers a creative outlet; a place to express yourself in a safe and supportive environment ...
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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

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