Posts in 'MindOut' Category
For the second year, MindOut is organising a ‘Human library’ on October 17th. The Human Library is an equalities project that challenges prejudice though social contact. In the Human Library, people are ‘books’, ‘borrowed’ for a conversation by a ‘reader’. The titles of the books are all about stigmatised identities. Talking is one of the best [...]
MindOut, the Brighton LGB&T Mental Health Project, has been offered a grant for 12 months the from Big Lottery to continue its work in Brighton and Hove. The grant is in recognition of the tough economic climate and its effects on voluntary sector services. MindOut has also been awarded funding to help review their work and find ways of [...]
Guest Post by Mike Gaunt, who will be one of 24 individuals running the Brighton Marathon on Sunday 15th April to raise £20,000 for Brighton LGBT Mental Health charity MindOut. You can give your support by donating at: www.everydayhero.co.uk/mindout_7 www.everydayhero.co.uk/mindout_7 I was never particularly good at sport, in fact I was often the last to get picked [...]
Although HIV is rarely in the news these days, it is still a big issue, particularly in Brighton, a town that has the highest rate of HIV+ infection outside of London; this is reflected in the many HIV+ support groups on offer, these include: Lunch Positive, a group run by volunteers, offering a three course [...]
All of us from time to time will have days when we just can’t find a smile to put on our face. Having a blue day, feeling under the weather, (particularly if that weather is stormy and grey) a bit depressing. Thankfully the majority of the time we find that by the end of the [...]
A new and exciting project has started in Brighton & Hove. Nick Douglas is the LGBT Health Involvement Project (HIP) Coordinator and is responsible for a new initiative working with LGBT organisations in Brighton, (LGBT switchboard, THT South, Mind Out, Allsorts Youth Project, Brighton Both Ways and the Claire Project) to get a better understanding [...]
Last Friday I attended the annual sell-out LGBT History Ball. A favourite in the Brighton LGBT calendar. Colin Blanchflower, Trudi Styles, Nicky Mitchell and the Hepkat Hussars, Cat Harding, Al Start and Queen Josephine all ensured the night was truly spectacular with entertainment and singing, finished off with dancing to Retro Disco beats from Kate [...]
This Saturday (9th October) is Mental Health Day.
MindOut, a local support group for the LGBT community who have mental health issues, invite you to help stamp out stigma by joining them at Brighton Pier at 11.30am. Please come and show your support and help raise awareness.