About bipolar disorder Frequently Asked Questions LGBTQIA+ Support LGBTQIA+ Organisations MindOut https://www.mindout.org.uk/ MindOut is a mental health service run by and for lesbians, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer people. Their staff, volunteers and board of trustees, are all LGBTQ. 100% of their team have lived experience of mental health needs, or caring responsibilities for a person with lived experience. They can offer advice, information, and advocacy support, Peer Support Groups, Peer Mentoring, Online Support and Counselling. AKT (Formerly known as The Albert Kennedy Trust) https://www.akt.org.uk/ AKT supports LGBTQ+ young people in the UK experiencing homelessness or living in hostile environments to find safe homes, employment, education or training and to celebrate their identities in order to improve their life outcomes. Gendered Intelligence http://genderedintelligence.co.uk/ Gendered Intelligence’s mission is to increase understandings of gender diversity. They work with the trans community and those who impact on trans lives; they particularly specialize in supporting young trans people aged 8-25. GI offer information, wellbeing advice and support for people who are navigating their transition, and offer a confidential, trans-led support line. Imaan London https://imaanlondon.wordpress.com/ Imaan London is the UK’s leading LGBTQ Muslim charity, offering a supportive forum for people who are part of this community. London Friend http://londonfriend.org.uk/ London Friend offers information and support through counselling, online video counselling, social groups, support groups, and information and support around drug and alcohol usage, domestic abuse, sexual health, and support for LGBT refugees and asylum seekers. Pink Therapy http://www.pinktherapy.com/ Pink Therapy are the largest independent therapy organisation working with gender and sexually diverse clients in the UK. They are committed to offering high quality therapy, and can provide training from qualified and highly experienced therapists, all of whom identify as holding a gender of sexual minority lived experience. They also host a directory of other qualified therapists across the UK who adopt a sexuality-affirmative stance. Stonewall https://www.stonewall.org.uk/ Stonewall works to empower LGBT individuals to be their authentic selves and realise and achieve their full potential, and work with institutions and legal professionals to ensure that everyone is able to live and love equally and fairly, without fear of discrimination. They have a directory of services available across the UK, and information and advice available online. Young Stonewall https://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/ Young Stonewall is an offshoot of Stonewall, created specifically to support young LGBT people in their journey through coming out, and offers health and wellbeing advice and support. LGBT Health https://www.lgbthealth.org.uk/ LGBT Health offers support, information and activities, as well as an LGBT helpline, for LGBT people in Scotland. Opening Doors London https://www.mentalhealthcamden.co.uk/services/opening-doors-london-let-older-lgbt-people-know-they-are-not-alone Opening Doors London (ODL) provides information and support services across the UK to anyone who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans and is over 50.