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The many faces of Pride

What I love about Brighton Pride is it caters for everyone. When I was younger I used to be found downing jäger bombs in the dance tents, misbehaving in Legends and eating pie and chips on St James’ Street at 4am. Last year I did a yoga class in the fitness tent, listened to some ... Read more
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Support for Trans Communities

MindOut is proud to provide one of the few mental health advocacy services run by and for trans people.  Recent social media and government announcements are causing untold stress, anxiety and anger for trans and non-binary communities. MindOut welcomes and supports people of all gender identities and gender expressions, and we reject all forms of transphobia. Trans ... Read more
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MindOut services are open, June 2020

Please do contact us by phone on 01273234839 or email [email protected] or directly through our Online Support service, see below for opening times.  Our workers are available throughout the week, please leave us a message and we will get back to you within two working days, often sooner. If you are feeling stressed, isolated and ... Read more
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#BlackLivesMatter

We at MindOut are deeply affected by the protests happening in the United States and around the globe in response to the murder of George Floyd, which have sparked a necessary conversation about and focus on the racism that exists in society and within institutions. We send our love and support to all BIPOC (black, indigenous, ... Read more
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Vote for us!

Show Your Support for MindOut This June and Vote for Us in the Discount Promo Codes Charity Poll At MindOut, we strive to improve the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTQ communities. For 20 years, we have been challenging stigma and promoting positive mental health, and your support means we can keep providing our vital ... Read more
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MindOut’s Darren Flint on supporting LGBTQ Relationships

What is your role at MindOut? I do some general admin and I help to run the Counselling service. I often deliver training and other events, and I recently ran MindOut’s first ever group themed around Relationships. Can you tell us about the Relationships group? We called it ‘Better Communication in Intimate Relationships’. As a ... Read more
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Online Support – Themed sessions

We are hosting a series of Online Support themed sessions over the next few weeks. These sessions will have a specific theme, related to the current situation, or other specific issues you may be facing. We will be be updating the schedule with information about more themed content, so please do keep checking back to ... Read more
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The Power of Kindness by Stuart Wilkinson

The power of kindness can be a lifeline.  We never know of the struggles others are facing, and the simple act of being kind can be transformative for those on the receiving end, as well as for those showing that they care. Lockdown is a very unusual circumstance for us all to find ourselves in.  ... Read more
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How can you support MindOut during the COVID-19 outbreak?

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has hit us all hard.  However, the MindOut team are working their socks off to keep our services running virtually including Counselling, Advocacy, Peer Mentoring and Peer Support Groups.  Our Online Support service is incredibly busy right now and we have extended our opening times.    LGBTQ mental health matters more ... Read more
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