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Vote for us!

Show Your Support for MindOut This June and Vote for Us in the Discount Promo Codes Charity Poll At MindOut, we strive to improve the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTQ communities. For 20 years, we have been challenging stigma and promoting positive mental health, and your support means we can keep providing our vital ... Read more
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MindOut’s Darren Flint on supporting LGBTQ Relationships

What is your role at MindOut? I do some general admin and I help to run the Counselling service. I often deliver training and other events, and I recently ran MindOut’s first ever group themed around Relationships. Can you tell us about the Relationships group? We called it ‘Better Communication in Intimate Relationships’. As a ... Read more
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Online Support – Themed sessions

We are hosting a series of Online Support themed sessions over the next few weeks. These sessions will have a specific theme, related to the current situation, or other specific issues you may be facing. We will be be updating the schedule with information about more themed content, so please do keep checking back to ... Read more
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The Power of Kindness by Stuart Wilkinson

The power of kindness can be a lifeline.  We never know of the struggles others are facing, and the simple act of being kind can be transformative for those on the receiving end, as well as for those showing that they care. Lockdown is a very unusual circumstance for us all to find ourselves in.  ... Read more
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How can you support MindOut during the COVID-19 outbreak?

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has hit us all hard.  However, the MindOut team are working their socks off to keep our services running virtually including Counselling, Advocacy, Peer Mentoring and Peer Support Groups.  Our Online Support service is incredibly busy right now and we have extended our opening times.    LGBTQ mental health matters more ... Read more
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BAME/POC trans inclusivity handbook – UK survey

Sabah Choudrey writes and talks about inclusive practice. They have published a a free guide: www.sabahchoudrey.com/inclusivity They are currently working on a longer handbook with Jessica Kingsley Publishers on “inclusive practice of Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic (BAME)/people of colour (POC) trans (including non-binary and gender non-conforming people) and need the voices of our amazing BAME/POC ... Read more
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Rainbow Heart: an LGBTQI+ Day Retreat… with Sheila Roche

Postponed: Saturday 23rd May 2020 10am – 4.30pm (with break for lunch) Following the successful day last November, BodhiTree Brighton and MindOut are pleased to host another LGBTQI+ day of meditation and sharing, this time online. How do we relate to ourselves and others through, and with, our Hearts? In this period of lockdown, we ... Read more
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MindOut’s top tips for LGBTQ Mental Health during the lockdown

We are all likely to experience mental health challenges during the coronavirus outbreak. Here are MindOut’s top tips for living with stress, isolation, anxiety and depression. Ask for help: LGBTQ people wait longer than the rest of the population to ask for support, you don’t have to. Contact MindOut, your GP, friends, family, neighbours if ... Read more
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MindOut responds on Trans Rights

PRESS RELEASE –                                       28th April 2020 LGBTQ Mental Health Charity responds to Equality Minister’s announcement on Trans Rights MindOut,a mental health service run by and for LGBTQ communities, operates one of the few Trans Mental Health Advocacy services in the UK and is concerned about the implications for trans rights in the Women and ... Read more
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