Better Out Than In
Growing up can be tough, and being LGBTQ+ can bring more challenges. Taking the brave step of opening up to someone about your worries and fears, no matter how big or small, is worth it.
This Better Out Than In hub allows you to check out face-to-face, online, phone, and text supports so you can share what’s going on.
This year, we’re collaborating with the wonderful Dr Brendan J Dunlop, Principal Clinical Psychologist and author of The Queer Mental Health Workbook.
With Brendan’s help, we’ll be discussing three main topics which many LGBTQ+ young people face when struggling with their mental health, these include:
- Feeling low in mood
- Feeling anxious
- Sleep difficulties
Click below to download interactive worksheets which cover each of the above topics and learn more about these feelings, and how to manage them.
Feeling low in mood?
Having sleeping difficulties?
If you are not ready to talk, you can text
50808 is a free, anonymous, 24/7 messaging service providing everything from a calming chat to immediate support. 50808 provides a safe space where you’re listened to by a trained Volunteer. You’ll message back and forth, only sharing what you feel comfortable with. By asking questions, listening to you, and responding with support, they will help you sort through your feelings until you both feel you are now in a calm, safe place.
Text LGBTI+ to 50808 anytime when you need support.
A trained volunteer will listen to you and help you think more clearly, enabling you to know that you can take the next step to feel better.
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