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Golden Handbags 2019 – We won!

We were absolutely over the moon to be voted as Brighton’s favourite Voluntary Sector Organisation at The Golden Handbags Awards this year! We are grateful to everyone who voted for us. MindOut are passionate about our mission to support the mental health of LGBTQ communities. Also, a big congratulations to our fab supporters, Marine Tavern ... Read more
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Just the ticket to kick off Pride – MindOut for the Laughs 2019 Fundraiser!

In the words of Lord Byron, “Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.” Come and share some medicinal laughs with us on 31st July at the Komedia Brighton! Our priceless star-studded line-up will be sure to have you laughing your rainbow socks off. A pre-Pride party for those who want to start the ... Read more
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From rock bottom to a Mental Health First Aid England trainer – A personal story by Chris Murray

It was July 2016 and I was taken to hospital because I was suicidal. I’d struggled with my mental health for 20 years, never fully opening up or receiving the right diagnosis and treatment. I came out age 21 and a few years later moved from the North East to London, part of the reason ... Read more
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20 years of happy staff at MindOut. What’s their secret?

Happy birthday to us! As one of our many celebrations this year (you have to milk a big birthday right?!) we brought together MindOut staff, old and new, to find out what they love about the UK’s only LGBTQ mental health charity. “MindOut brings people together. All sorts of very different people who are valued ... Read more
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Personal Safety workshop

As part as the 50+ wellbeing project activities, we have organized an exciting workshop called ‘Personal Safety’. We have qualified experienced trainers delivering the workshop who will also be able to answer any of your questions that may arise during the workshop.   Refreshments will be provided. The Workshop is FREE. The workshop content is ... Read more
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Couples wanted

Are you and your partner arguing, feeling stuck or trying to make a big decision together? Would you like to learn how to communicate better and work through difficulties with the help of a relationship counsellor? If so MindOut are looking for couples like you for a Relationship counselling pilot. We have three spaces to ... Read more
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MindOut for the Laughs, Weds 31 July

“Another night of polished Pride performance” (Real Brighton) Come to our regular sell-out pre-Pride Cabaret with another amazing line-up… Get your tickets early, as we do expect this to be another sell-out event. Tickets are on sale now:   Compered by Spice, and featuring Robert White, Debra Jane Appelby, Hannah Brackenbury, Bethany Black and ... Read more
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MindOut: 20 years of improving LGBTQ mental health

In honour of turning 20 this year, we have created a timeline of some of our achievements as an organisation, so far. We started in 1999, with 38 clients. We now have upward of 1700+ and are continuing to grow.
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drawing of six examples of mindout's services featuring characters engaging in counselling, advocacy, peersupport as well as receiving advice and information and using the online support service with a smart phone

What does MindOut do?

We received a wonderful illustration of MindOut’s services from a dear friend of ours, Edward Whelan. MindOut offers: Advice & Information, Advocacy, Peer Support groups, Online Support, Counselling, and Suicide Prevention. If you would like to find out more, please contact us on 01273 234839 or email [email protected]
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