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Coming out of lockdown with MindOut

With the gradual relaxation of lockdown we wanted to update you about how MindOut will continue to help you in the coming months. We know that it continues to be a difficult time of uncertainty and restrictions and many people within LGBTQ communities are unable to access critical support and NHS services to support their ... Read more
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Staying Connected with Peer Support

Since lockdown, we have been trialling new ways to help our community to connect with each other and have introduced weekly online peer support groups. If you’re feeling lonely, anxious or low, then we can help. Our peer support sessions help people who have had similar life experiences a chance to come together and offer ... Read more
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Joe White, on a decade of using MindOut services

Service user, Joe, talks to us about how MindOut saved his life. “At this precise moment in time with lockdown, without MindOut I would probably be dead.” When did you first hear about MindOut?  I’ve used MindOut’s services for a long time, since around 2010.  Which MindOut services have you used? Peer support groups including ... Read more
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Support our Pride fundraiser

The cancellation of Pride events this year means a huge loss of income for MindOut LGBTQ Mental Health Service. This comes at a time when our service users need us the most. During lockdown we have seen increased experiences of anxiety, depression, suicidal distress and self injury and we need your help to keep our ... Read more
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Lockdown/Covid Themed Workshops and Peer Support Groups

If you are struggling with the pressures of life in a Covid/Lockdown world and would like to talk this through with other people feeling the same, then please do get in touch. We will be running: Lockdown/Covid themed workshops Loneliness and isolation Managing fear and anxiety Self-care and staying safe Lockdown/Covid peer support groups The ... Read more
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The many faces of Pride

What I love about Brighton Pride is it caters for everyone. When I was younger I used to be found downing jäger bombs in the dance tents, misbehaving in Legends and eating pie and chips on St James’ Street at 4am. Last year I did a yoga class in the fitness tent, listened to some ... Read more
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Support for Trans Communities

MindOut is proud to provide one of the few mental health advocacy services run by and for trans people.  Recent social media and government announcements are causing untold stress, anxiety and anger for trans and non-binary communities. MindOut welcomes and supports people of all gender identities and gender expressions, and we reject all forms of transphobia. Trans ... Read more
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MindOut services are open, June 2020

Please do contact us by phone on 01273234839 or email [email protected] or directly through our Online Support service, see below for opening times.  Our workers are available throughout the week, please leave us a message and we will get back to you within two working days, often sooner. If you are feeling stressed, isolated and ... Read more
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#BlackLivesMatter

We at MindOut are deeply affected by the protests happening in the United States and around the globe in response to the murder of George Floyd, which have sparked a necessary conversation about and focus on the racism that exists in society and within institutions. We send our love and support to all BIPOC (black, indigenous, ... Read more
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