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MindOut is a mental health service run by and for lesbians, gay, 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+ mental health information and support on Friday 13th December from 12noon-2pm (trans specific session).

When we are online, you can contact one of our Online Support Workers in confidence for instant chat - see the box in the bottom right hand corner.

News & Events

Better Communication in Intimate Relationships

MindOut is launching a new skills training group for LGBTQ people. Learn more about: listening skills dealing with conflict ending well intimacy and solitude This free, 8 week course on relationship skills aims to be safe, ...
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Rainbow Body, Rainbow Mind: LGBTQI+ Day Retreat

Please book here: http://www.bodhitreebrighton.org.uk/events/rainbow-body-rainbow-mind-day-retreat-with-sheila-roche/ or come on the day. Payment by donation as you can afford. BodhiTree Brighton and MindOut are pleased to host an LGBTQI+ day of meditation and sharing. We will explore our connection ...
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Honouring James Ledward and his legacy

James Ledward was a champion of LGBTQ mental health and was very supportive of our work at MindOut.  Not least was the voice he gave to people who experience mental health issues through the Gscene articles.  ...
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Miss Hope Springs, FREE and Live at MindOut’s 20th Birthday Celebration…

Join us on 14th November for our Annual Celebration Event, when we celebrate 20 years of MindOut. We're excited to announce live entertainment from Miss Hope Springs, Winner of 2019 Award for Best Cabaret at Edinburgh ...
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Free gift for Facebook Birthday Fundraisers!

You might have heard the gossip on the LGBTQ grape vine, we turn 20 this year! That’s so sweet if you’re thinking of buying us Champagne and chocolates 🙂 But the best birthday present you could ...
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MindOut Volunteer Recruitment

We are recruiting for volunteers! We are looking for Peer Mentors and Online Support Worker volunteers. If you are interested in being a volunteer, click here to download our application pack, which includes the role specifications ...
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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

Our Funders

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