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multiple discrimination
mental health

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Mental health and social wellbeing of gay men, lesbians and bisexuals in England and Wales - MIND 2003
"Lesbians, Gay Men, Bisexuals and Mental Health" - MIND 2002
SAMH Agenda for Mental Health - SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) 2003
"From The Inside Out" - Gay Community Health Service 2002
"Know Your Rights..." - SAMH 2002
"Looking At..." - SAMH 2002
"Challenge of Change - Understanding Mental Health Issues" - SAMH and Greater Glasgow Health Board 2002
"Talking about depression" - HEBS 2002
Mental Health Foundation website
BBC Online - Mental Health

This section includes details of useful resources exploring some of the issues facing people with mental health issues.

Mental health and social wellbeing of gay men, lesbians and bisexuals in England and Wales - MIND 2003

This report is the culmination of a 3 year research study into the mental health needs of lesbians, gay men. It also examines the differing experiences that lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and heterosexual people have when accessing mental health support services.

The summary of this report is available online.

Click here to read the summary report

A copy of the full report is available from the Mind online shop

"Lesbians, Gay Men, Bisexuals and Mental Health" - MIND 2002

MIND have produced a factsheet which explores some of the mental health issues facing lesbian, gay and bisexual people.

Available online

Click here to view the factsheet

SAMH Agenda for Mental Health - SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) 2003

A new agenda for mental health in Scotland. Distributed to prospective candidates for the 2003 Scottish Parliamentary elections this useful publication summarises key policy issues and pulls together useful facts on mental health in Scotland.

Available online

Click here to view this publication

"From The Inside Out" - Gay Community Health Service 2002

A report into the mental health needs of the lesbian and gay community in Southampton and South West Hampshire. This report gives an overview of barriers to positive mental health in relations to sexuality.

The report is available from:
GCHS
82a Northam Road
Southampton SO14 0SN
Hampshire
Telephone: 023 8023 5111

Email: info@gchs.org.uk
Web: www.gchs.org.uk

"Know Your Rights..." - SAMH 2002

SAMH has produced a series of leaflets that explore your rights in a range of areas, including confidentiality, discrimination and complaints procedures.

Available online

Click here to view the leaflets

"Looking At..." - SAMH 2002

SAMH has produced a series of legal guides to mental health legislation in Scotland.

Available online

Click here to view the leaflets

"Challenge of Change - Understanding Mental Health Issues" - SAMH and Greater Glasgow Health Board 2002

This publication explores some of the issues facing people with mental health issues, including stigma and discrimination.

This publication is available from:
SAMH Information Centre
Cumbrae House
15 Carlton Court
Glasgow
G5 9JP
Telephone: 0141 568 7000

Email: info@samh.org.uk

"Talking about depression" - HEBS 2002

This leaflet is written for people who have recent experience of depression, and for their friends and family. It provides basic information about depression: what it feels like, the possible causes and the various sources of help available.

Available online

Click here to view the leaflet

Mental Health Foundation website

The Mental Health Foundation website contains useful resources exploring a range of mental health issues.

Web: www.mentalhealth.org.uk

BBC Online - Mental Health

This site aims to help you understand the range of mental health conditions, promote positive emotional health, and provide information and resources for getting help and treatment.

Web: www.bbc.co.uk/health/mental

Beyond Barriers (UK) accept no responsibility for the content of external sites.

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