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LGBTQ+ Mental Health Hero of the Week: Danny Dwyer

This week’s Queer Mental Health Hero is Danny Dwyer. He raised £1,465 for MindOut’s counselling service in celebration of his birthday in May. This is an extraordinary contribution that shows how one person can make a massive difference. Danny gives back to the community in so many ways. He is the founder of Bear-Patrol, a ... Read more
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MindOut Podcast for MenTalkHealth

Here’s another chance to catch the recent MenTalkHealth Podcast with MindOut… Our hosts at MenTalkHealth said: MenTalkHealth is proud to be an active part of the LGBTQ+ community and so we were honoured to be invited to record a brilliant episode with some of the users of the important services offered by MindOut. MindOut work ... Read more
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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 so enthusiastic about representing our organisation. We asked him why he chose to volunteer for us, and here’s what ... Read more
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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 puts us all to shame We can all create space for LGBTQ 50+ in the workplace, in services, in ... Read more
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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 for MindOut here. Layla has fundraised for various organisations in the past. We asked her why she chose to ... Read more
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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 for MindOut here. We asked Simon about running the marathon and he said, ‘It was gruelling but totally worth ... Read more
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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 will: mix theory, experiential exercises and discussions understand those who may identify as Transgender and/or Gender Diverse develop confidence ... Read more
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MindOut for Music

MindOut for Music! Tues 8th May at the Pavillion Tavern.

  Please support MindOut for the Music on Tuesday 8th May –  a brilliant gang of students have organized this fab music night…unmissable!   This ONE-OFF night of Live Music is being held in support of MindOut, the local LGBTQ mental health charity and service, hosting a mix of solo artists and bands from across ... Read more
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Mental Health Awareness Week: What is Minority Stress?

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 What is minority stress? Being a member of a marginalized group requires extra effort. When you’re the only LGBTQ identified person in your team ... Read more
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