Thank you to everyone who joined the Mind Your Head panel session on Wednesday 2 December. It was an informative and lively discussion about LGBTQ+ mental health during 2020.
Thank you to our panel
- Moderator – Kate O’ Donnell – Theatre performer,
writer, Artistic Director TransCreative
- Carl Harrison – performer, choreographer, and Camp Fit! host
- Malcolm Struthers – Clinical Hypnotherapist at Malcolm Struthers
- Lydia Pignataro – Barnardo’s Positive Identities
- Sally Macabe – Occupational Health Therapist
- Sarah Long – Sarah Long Mental Health & Wellbeing
Adapt, reconnect, hold on to learning and practice self-love.Kate O ‘ Donnell
Get it (worries and anxieties) out your head, get it down on… a bit of paper, a post-it note… even jotting it down on your phone… and that can really help take away a lot of the anxiety.Malcolm Struthers
Be aware – often we don’t recognize mental health issues creeping up on usSally Mccabe
A lot of us think of the mind and body as separate… if people notice their mental health worse you will notice your body doesn’t feel as good either… aches and pains, lethargy etc.Carl Harrison
- Healthy Minds Calderdale – Calderdale’s local mental health charity, led by people who have personal experience of emotional distress.
- LGBT Foundation – a national charity delivering advice, support and information services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities. LGBT Foundation Coronovirus Hidden Figures report.
- The Brunswick Centre – offering a suite of services and projects to various communities in Calderdale and Kirklees.
- Changing The Stigma – Hub of Hope – LGBTQ+ mental health signposting service.
- COLOURS Youth Network – Run by and for LGBT+ people of colour and youth workers in the UK
- More services from key partners
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