Meet Yasmin, our LGBTQ PoC group worker

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Yasmin Kapadia has facilitated a number of peer support groups for MindOut including one for BAME service users. We are very happy that she will be facilitating our LGBTQ PoC peer support group starting in February. She also runs a private practice as an Integrative Transpersonal counsellor and works as a mental health mentor at … Read more

Lockdown/Covid Themed Workshops and Peer Support Groups

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If you are struggling with the pressures of life in a Covid/Lockdown world and would like to talk this through with other people feeling the same, then please do get in touch. We will be running: Lockdown/Covid themed workshops Loneliness and isolation Managing fear and anxiety Self-care and staying safe Lockdown/Covid peer support groups The … Read more

Out of the Blue – an LGBTQ group for support with suicidal thoughts

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Many LGBTQ people have experienced suicidal thoughts For some of us these may be about closing down and coming around again once the pain or hurt of something passes.  For others, these thoughts may be reoccurring or constant and may lead to high levels of distress where plans are made to harm ourselves or end … Read more

Work It Out – a peer support group for LGBTQ people juggling work and mental health

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If you are lesbian, gay, bi, trans or queer and: – in paid employment and worried about your mental health – experiencing anxiety, depression or stress at work or at home – concerned about your work/life balance – feeling isolated with these issues …and think by talking and listening to other people with shared identities … Read more