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Being a MindOut Service User Representative

 ‘I feel privileged to be a service user rep as I feel it is a way to get service users voice heard and be a bridge between service users and staff . It is my way to give something back ‘.    MindOut is a much valued, and indeed, vital lifeline to the many people ... Read more
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MindOut Half Marathon Team

We have a wonderful team of runners raising money for MindOut at the upcoming Brighton Half Marathon. Here are just a few of our fabulous runners: Eric Banks Joe Flynn Maddocks We are so grateful and wish our team the best of luck! The Brighton Half Marathon is happening this Sunday 24th February. You can view ... Read more
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Volunteer Counsellor Vacancies

MindOut are recruiting both trainee and qualified volunteer counsellors to join our busy, low-cost LGBTQ Affirmative counselling service. We are recruiting for counsellors who: are training on/qualified from level 7 (Post Graduate level) or above courses identify as LGBTQ trans and BAME LGBTQ counsellors are particularly welcome to apply To apply for a role with ... Read more
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MindOut awarded £5K from Sussex Community Foundation

We are so pleased to have been awarded £5,000 from the Sussex Community Foundation, for a 50+ LGBTQ Counselling Service. George Tidey, our counselling coordinator accepted the award, with The Mayor of Brighton and Hove, Councillor Dee Simson.
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Online Support

Our Online Support service is open most evenings and weekends. Check the pink box for opening times! Our Online Support service is: Run by and for LGBTQ people Free instant message service Confidential, anonymous, non-judgemental Safe space to share how you feel Get support and information Get in touch with our trained Online Support workers ... Read more
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Brighton and Hove FrontRunners

Brighton and Hove FrontRunners was set up by George Tester-Allen 10 weeks ago and they already have 15 members. George is a trained leader in running fitness (approved by England Athletics) and is hoping to undertake a coach course in 2019 subject to funding they have applied for. As of last week the club has ... Read more
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MindOut LGBTQ Mental Health Service Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer mental health service Annual Report 2017 - 2018

MindOut Annual Report 2017 – 2018

MindOut’s Annual Report 2017 – 2018 is now available. You can view it here.
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New research into LGBTQ mental health

Stonewall have published a major study showing that over half of LGBT people experienced depression in the last year, with almost half of trans people feeling suicidal.   People reported shocking levels of mistreatment in mainstream services.  Read the report HERE. Stonewall’s brilliant and timely research highlights and reveals the shocking levels of mental distress we respond to ... Read more
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Raising money for MindOut is good for your mental heath!

Throughout 2018 the Marine Tavern has chosen to support MindOut as their charity of the year. I popped into the pub last week to meet Craig Harwood chief charity fundraiser to find out more… “Previously we have supported bigger charities like Rockinghorse but we are a real locals bar and we wanted a small, local ... Read more
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