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Supporting the Mental Health of LGBTQ+ Young People with Jigsaw


120 Minutes

Who’s it for?

Professionals who work with LGBTQ+ youth



This is an online course for adults (18+) who work or volunteer with young people in their communities on the topic of supporting LGBTQ+ young people’s mental health.

The course explores LGBTQ+ terminology, mental health and LGBTI+ young people, and strategies for creating LGBTQ+ safe and supportive spaces.

This training is a self-directed online course that takes approximately 2.5 hours, done in your own time and at your own pace. Upon completing the course, you will receive a Certificate.

What do I get?

Information and Skills to inform your work with LGBTQ+ youth

A handy training guide

A certificate of completion

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Utilise the appropriate language and terminology when supporting LGBTI+ young people
  • Discuss the current landscape of LGBTI+ young people’s mental health
  • Examine the impact of the social determinants of health on LGBTI+ young people’s mental health 
  • Outline the impact of minority stress upon LGBTI+ young people’s mental health
  • Apply practical strategies to help build resilience among the LGBTI+ young people they work with.