Mental Health

 

You've Got a Friend

YAF

Lesbian and bisexual women may be more likely than heterosexual women to suffer from depression, anxiety or other mental health issues.Research shows that most lesbian and bisexual women would first seek help from a friend, so we've put together our 'You've Got  A Friend' guide to offer practical tips to anyone who is trying to help their friend. Click here to download a copy.     

We also run services to help improve mental health and wellbeing as well as providing a range of information and resources on physical health for women. Click here to find out more about our wellbeing services.

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Sexual Violence

Women

It's important to acknowledge that people's experiences, especially traumatic experiences, can significantly impact on their mental health. LGBT Foundation have produced a guide for lesbian and bisexual women who are surivors of rape or sexual assault. Click here to download this guide. 

Sexual violence is a complex issue which impacts on the lives of victims in very different ways, but there are some common reactions, which this booklet will help you to get to grips with.

Whatever point you’re at in your journey towards moving on, we want you to know that you’re not alone; there is support out there if you’d like it, and things can get better.