Mayor of Brighton and Hove, Cllr Mo Marsh joins service users and supporters of MindOut the LGBTQ mental health service at their annual celebration event on Wednesday, November 15 at Dorset Gardens Methodist Church.
MindOut were celebrating their sixth year being a successful independent charity and their eighteenth year providing services to LGBTQ people with mental health issues in Brighton & Hove.
Director Helen Jones gave a roundup of the charity’s achievements and work plan during the previous twelve months highlighting the importance of their new counselling service which is funded by Bear Patrol and the Rainbow Fund.
Other services she mentioned included the Advice and information service, Advocacy project, Peer support groups, Peer mentoring project, Suicide prevention, Wellbeing project, Online chat and Online support.
Service users gave testimonies to what MindOut means to them, leaving no-one present in any doubt of the effectiveness of the services being offered.
Following the annual MindOut awards being announced and presented everyone tucked into a delicious buffet produced by Lunch Positive, the HIV Lunch Club.
MindOut have a couple of free places on the Brighton Marathon for people who want to run and raise money for them.
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