MindOut’s 25th Anniversary Design competition

🎉 It is with immense pride and joy that in May 2024, we celebrate a remarkable milestone in our journey; the 25th birthday and anniversary of MindOut – the UK’s first LGBTQ+ Mental Health Charity!   For a quarter of a century, we have stood together, providing a beacon of hope, understanding, and support for our … Read more

Coffee & Cake at the Cricket

Event is on Monday 5th February in the Pavilion at The 1st Central County Ground, at Sussex CCC, Hove from 11am – 1.30pm. This next event we have some guest speakers, Leo and Lachlan from Out4Cricket – https://out4cricket.org.uk/ They both set up the first LGBTQ+ cricket clubs in England, Graces in Surrey and Birmingham Unicorns Cricket Club. Out4Cricket … Read more

Winter Wellbeing Walks with Lily’s Kitchen

Our popular Winter Wellbeing Walks are back in the New Year. We’ll be holding a Winter Wellbeing Walk in January, February and March. This will be a gentle walk along Brighton Seafront where people can enjoy fresh air and connect with each other Lily’s Kitchen will be offering free samples of delicious dog food for … Read more

Winter Break Information

There are mental health crisis support and well-being services available in Brighton and Sussex over the winter break. Please follow the links below for more information Mental Health Crisis and Wellbeing Support over the Festive Period Christmas Support Venues

MindOut’s Response to the Clare Project Statement

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Earlier this week, The Clare Project released a statement that included some serious allegations against MindOut. We are taking time to address these allegations both internally and directly with the Clare Project. We are disappointed that an organisation we work closely with in the sector would choose to take such action. This way of communication … Read more

Thursday Open Groups – peer support with no weekly commitment 

At MindOut our Peer Support Group services are available for LGBTQ people based in Brighton and Hove. The service provides a space that is confidential and non-judgemental and is run by experienced LGBTQ group facilitators. On Thursdays, MindOut offers an in-person Peer Support Group facilitated by MindOut staff members, and each week there is a … Read more

MindOut Advocacy Drop-Ins

At MindOut we offer a unique, professional and independent advocacy service that is run by and for LGBTQ people who have lived experiences of mental health issues. Our advocates can help you explore information and options, think about your goals and how you want to be heard. This summer MindOut are in partnership with Trans … Read more

MindOut for the Laughs is BACK!

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Once again, we’re uniting in comedy, drag and cabaret in support of LGBTQ mental health on Wednesday 2nd August at Komedia Brighton. Our all-star LGBTQ+ lineup will take you on a dazzling journey which we promise you won’t forget!  We’re so lucky to have our wonderful ambassador Miss Ophelia Payne (she/her) returning as host. She’ll … Read more

What’s On at WellFest 2023

Wellfest , MindOut and Radical Rhizomes PoC collaborative event on the 1st of April, is rapidly approaching and we’re excited to introduce the day’s workshops!  All the workshops will take place at the Brigthelm Centre and will be led by different specialist PoC practitioners. They are all FREE to attend.   If you don’t already have a ticket … Read more

Advocacy is central to MindOut’s work

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MindOut is an organisation with advocacy principles at the heart of all our services. LGBTQ+ individuals are more likely to experience difficulties with their mental health, and less likely to be able to access appropriate, timely support. At a time where resources are even more stretched, and accessing basic mental and physical healthcare is even … Read more

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