The LGBTQI+ Mental Health booklet is a 12-page informational resource designed to support the wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex and other gender or sexually diverse young people.
It covers important topics like coming out, discrimination, finding affirming mental health support, and advice for trans and non-binary youth.
The content validates experiences, shares uplifting peer perspectives, and signposts to LGBTQI+ organisations and helplines. It emphasises the importance of community, self-acceptance, and seeking help early. This easy-to-understand resource can reassure LGBTQI+ teens they are not alone. It stresses their right to respectful support from health professionals. Youth workers, social workers, counselors, teachers, and parents can use this booklet to increase understanding and foster acceptance. Overall, it provides LGBTQI+ adolescents with valuable information to aid mental health and encourage pride in their identity.
Being a member of the LGBTQI+ community
Topic 1: Coming Out
Topic 2: Intersectionality
Topic 3: Common Challenges for LGBTQI+ People
Topic 4: Trans and Non-Binary Young People
Topic 5: Differences in Sex Development (DSD) and Being Intersex
Topic 6: LGBTQI+ Specific Help and Support
List of LGBTQI+ Support Organisations
FREE DOWNLOAD OF LGBTQI+ MENTAL HEALTH: A BOOKLET FOR YOUNG PEOPLE