Mental Health

There's plenty of support available to help you

People living with an alternative sexual orientation or gender identity have been proven to be more at risk of suffering from mental ill health than their heterosexual counterparts.

This can lead to many of the feelings and symptoms below which we can offer support to deal with. For more information, please visit Catalyst Mental Health here

For more information, please visit Catalyst Mental Health

Mental Health

There's plenty of support available to help you

People living with an alternative sexual orientation or gender identity have been proven to be more at risk of suffering from mental ill health than their heterosexual counterparts.

This can lead to many of the feelings and symptoms below which we can offer support to deal with. For more information, please visit Catalyst Mental Health here

For more information, please visit Catalyst Mental Health

People living with an alternative sexual orientation or gender identity have been proven to be more at risk of suffering from mental ill health than their heterosexual counterparts.

Mental health is a state of well-being in which an individual realises their own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and is able to make a contribution to their community. In this positive sense, mental health is the foundation for individual well-being and the effective functioning of a community.

Poor mental health is also associated with rapid social change, stressful work conditions, gender discrimination, social exclusion, unhealthy lifestyle, risks of violence and physical ill-health.

Multiple social, psychological, and biological factors determine the level of mental health of a person at any point in time. For example, persistent socio-economic pressures are recognised risks to mental health for individuals and communities. LGBTQ+ people are at a greater risk of this due to their increased or perceived increase in discrimination negativity and social exclusion. This can lead to many of the feelings and symptoms below which we can offer support to deal with.

For more information, please visit Catalyst Mental Health here

Depression

Feeling very unhappy without hope for the future

Stress

Great worry caused by a difficult situation that can cause irrational behaviour

Anxiety

An uncomfortable feeling of nervousness or worry about something that is happening or might happen in the future

Low - Self Esteem

Having a small amount of belief and confidence in your own ability and value

Fear

An unpleasant emotion or thought that you have when you are frightened or worried by something dangerous, painful or bad that is happening or might happen

Self - Harming

To deliberately hurt yourself, for example by cutting yourself, because you have emotional problems or are mentally ill

Suicidal Thoughts

People who are suicidal want to kill themselves or are in a mental state in which it is likely that they will try to do so

Depression

Feeling very unhappy without hope for the future

Stress

Great worry caused by a difficult situation that can cause irrational behaviour

Anxiety

An uncomfortable feeling of nervousness or worry about something that is happening or might happen in the future

Low - Self Esteem

Having a small amount of belief and confidence in your own ability and value

Fear

An unpleasant emotion or thought that you have when you are frightened or worried by something dangerous, painful or bad that is happening or might happen

Self - Harming

To deliberately hurt yourself, for example by cutting yourself, because you have emotional problems or are mentally ill

Suicidal Thoughts

People who are suicidal want to kill themselves or are in a mental state in which it is likely that they will try to do so

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