Spotlight on our telephone befriending and online peer mentoring services!

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Telephone befriending: Many of us feel lonely or isolated. Sometimes we can find ourselves without someone to spend time with or share news with or talk to about our lives. Sometimes we don’t feel connected to our communities or to people like us, with our LGBTQ identity. Our telephone befriending project offers opportunities for people … Read more

“Volunteering at MindOut was one of the most rewarding experiences of my life, to give back to my community in this way.” – Lucy Kamper

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I started volunteering for MindOut when a trans friend sadly took her own life in 2018. I volunteered in one of the groups and also as a peer mentor. It was one of the most rewarding experiences of my life to give back to my community in this way. Through the amazing training offered by MindOut and … Read more

Coming out of lockdown with MindOut

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With the gradual relaxation of lockdown we wanted to update you about how MindOut will continue to help you in the coming months. We know that it continues to be a difficult time of uncertainty and restrictions and many people within LGBTQ communities are unable to access critical support and NHS services to support their … Read more

Volunteer for MindOut!

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Volunteer for MindOut!   We are now recruiting for Online Support Workers and Peer Mentors to join our team of LGBTQ volunteers. Our Online Support service offers one-to-one support and information for people all around the UK, and sometimes from around the world. We are open most evenings from around 5.30pm, and offer weekly trans, … Read more

Peer Support Can Be Life Saving

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“Peer support is lifesaving. I’m still suicidal, I’m not out of the woods, but with the support from my group I am getting there. I have hope!” – MindOut service user   At MindOut it’s important to us to offer services that we know work to improve people’s mental health and wellbeing. We are constantly gathering feedback … Read more