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LGBTQ+ Mental Health Hero of the Week: Curtis Scott

This week’s LGBTQ+ Health Hero is Curtis Scott. Curtis, and his classmates Jess, Lou, Ruth, Ellie, organised a spectacular event called MindOut for Music. This event was part of their final coursework at the University of Brighton. They arranged a fantastic lineup of local musicians to perform, and publicised the event. All the profits from ... Read more
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MindOut for the Laughs 2018 is coming!

Get ready for Pride with a night of hilarious and dazzling entertainment at our comedy cabaret fundraiser. An unmissable and eclectic mix of sophisticated drag artists and stand up comedy
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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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