From rock bottom to a Mental Health First Aid England trainer – A personal story by Chris Murray

dog and person crouching down

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

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

Raising money and awareness about LGBTQ mental health in sport

Sussex Womens Football Team

Kate Webb is MindOut’s Business Development Manager. She writes here about meeting some of the people who are raising money for MindOut this year. Last Friday I got out of the office to go and meet some of the players from University of Sussex Womens Football team. 19 members of the team are running in … Read more

Book onto our next training – Responding to the needs of LGBTQ Mental Health

Back by popular demand MindOut will be offering another chance to attend our 1 day course Responding to the needs of LGBTQ Mental Health 2nd March, 2018 in Community Base in Brighton Research shows that mainstream health services do not meet the specific needs of LGBTQ people. This training course will be an opportunity for … Read more