Tag Archives: mental health

World Mental Health Day focuses on young people

Wednesday is World Mental Health Day (October 10th), a date first celebrated in 1992 at the initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health and backed by the World Health Organisation. This year’s theme is young people and mental health in a changing world. The organisers say: “Adolescence and the early years of adulthood are a time of life when many […]

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MindOUT Talks Bi

We caught up with Kitty from MindOUT, Brighton’s LGBT mental health project, to talk about their bi-specific work. Hello! Tell us about the project? MindOut is a mental health service run by and for lesbians, gay men, bisexual, trans, and queer people based in Brighton. We provide advice and information, advocacy, a peer support group programme, wellbeing activities and events, […]

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London consults on LGBT mental health

The London Assembly Health Committee is investigating mental health and inequalities in a series of meetings, focusing on different marginalised groups, including LGBT people. Given research showing how bisexual people experience greater mental health challenges and more problems accessing support than gay and lesbian people, we hope there will be ample bi input to the review. The Committee note that: […]

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