MindOut for Each Other

I feel proud and like I’m making a difference. It’s not just MindOut for mental health or for being LGBTQ – my wrist band says “MindOut for each other” and MindOut truly does that.

MindOut Advocacy Service

“the advocacy support I received has helped me survive financially but more than that I now feel much less suicidal and finally like I belong somewhere”

Peer Support Groups open

Our Peer Support groups are open to new members now

 

MindOut's #MentalHealthMatters Crowdfunder!

Support LGBTQ mental health and wellbeing this March by donating to our Crowdfunder as part of the national Mental Health Matters campaign

MindOut is open

All our services are offered online, by phone and by email. Please do contact us to find out how we can support you.

We respond to phone messages and emails as quickly as possible. We aim to get back to you within 2 days, at the moment it may take a bit longer.

Our Online Support service is open throughout the week – see below for opening times.

For more information on Anti-Racism work, click here.

MindOut is a mental health service run by and for lesbians, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer people.

We work to improve the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTQ communities and to make mental health a community concern.

We welcome all LGBTQ people and those who may not identify as LGBTQ including men who have sex with men, women who have sex with women, intersex people, people who previously identified as trans and people who are questioning their sexual and/or gender identities. If in doubt, please do contact us.

Online Support

We are next online for LGBTQ mental health information and support on Monday 8th March at 12pm to 2pm for a Non-binary/gender diverse specific session, and then from 5:30pm to 7:30pm for general LGBTQ mental health information and support.

When we are online, you can contact one of our Online Support Workers in confidence for instant chat - see the box in the bottom right hand corner.

Please note, the session listed times below are subject to change.

Monday
12 - 2pm (Non-binary/gender diverse specific session)
5.30pm - 7:30pm

Tuesday
3pm - 5pm (QTIPOC [Queer, Trans, Intersex People of Colour] specific session
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Wednesday
2:30 - 4pm (Under-30's Advocacy session)
4pm - 7:30pm

Thursday
12:00 - 2:00pm (Online advocacy session)
3:30pm - 7:30pm

Friday
12pm - 2pm (Trans-specific session)
4pm - 7:30pm

Saturday
12pm - 2pm

Sunday
2pm - 4pm

Watch our video about our Online Support service:

News & Events

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Speak Out event info

International Women’s Day Event

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Introducing Georgios: Administrator

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New Peer Support Groups are open for new members

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MindOut’s Advocacy Service has recieved the Advocacy Quality Performance Mark (QPM)

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Find out how MindOut helped Christine

Watch Christine’s selfie to find out why she feels LGBTQ specific services like MindOut are crucial when experiencing the double whammy of discrimination because of her mental health issues as well as her sexual identity.

I want to talk about the importance of having LGBTQ specific services for people with mental health issues – when you are gay and you have mental health issues it’s like a double attack sometimes…

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