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LGBT mental health

If you are lesbian, gay or bisexual, issues such as homophobia, isolation and discrimination can take their toll on mental health. You might experience rejection, negative reactions or hostility from family members, friends, strangers, employers or members of religious communities. This can have a big impact on your self-esteem and may mean that you might feel unable to be open about your sexual or gender identity.

Find out more

  • Mind - Mental health support
  • Time to Change - personal blogs and stories
  • Centred focuses on LGBTQ experiences, especially where these meet with experiences concerning race, gender, disability, deafness, age and minority faith
  • Mosaicyouth - for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, as well of those who are questioning their sexuality and/or gender identity, aged thirteen to nineteen
  • Opening Doors London - ODL is here to let older LGBT people know they are not alone
We all have times when life’s problems affect our mental health. Maybe you are feeling down and need a safe space to chat, or you would like to meet new people or try something different? This website lists over 100 groups in and around Camden, many offering free or low-cost activities. While some will help with a specific problem, others offer everyday activities to encourage us all to get out and about. Why not find what appeals to you. You can make a list of the groups that are of interest with ‘My Shortlist’.  
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