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Positive influences

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It’s important to recognise that there can also be things that have a positive influence on our mental health.

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Anxiety

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Some people experience overwhelming anxiety on a daily basis. 

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Homelessness

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Homelessness can affect anyone at any time in their lives. LGBT individuals face unique challenges with homelessness.

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Carers

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Being lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans and a carer can bring about additional issues.

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Male counsellor / psychotherapist required for trauma therapy group

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Survivors Manchester and The Lesbian & Gay Foundation are launching a new therapy group for adult male survivors of childhood sexual abuse, who also identify as gay or bisexual.

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Celebrating women in LGBT History

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Celebrating the LGBT women who inspire us.

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86 percent fewer HIV infections found in two PrEP studies

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Two studies of PrEP in gay men and trans women have demonstrated that the availability of PrEP reduced the rate of infection by 86%. This amounts to the highest effectiveness yet seen for PrEP and is superior to most other HIV prevention interventions.

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Syphilis

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The condition used to be relatively common in the UK until the end of the Second World War. Then the widespread availability of antibiotics meant that condition became quite rare.

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Thrush

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However, it can sometimes be picked up whilst having sex, so we thought we’d include it anyway. The infection is caused by a fungus which lives on the skin and in the mouth, stomach, vagina, penis and bottom.

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Non-Specific Urethritis

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It’s one of the most common STIs in men (or people who have a penis).  The exact cause of it is not always known, which is why it’s called ‘non-specific’.

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Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV)

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LGV or Lymphogranuloma Venereum, is a particularly nasty form of Chlamydia. What makes it nasty is its ability to infect the lymph nodes in the body, causing them to become inflamed and potentially infect surrounding tissue if left untreated.

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Trichonomas

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Trichonomas is caused by a tiny parasite which lives in the vagina and urethra.

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Chlamydia

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There are three areas of the body where Chlamydia usually happens – the bottom, throat, penis or vagina.

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Bacterial Vaginosis

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Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is the most common form of vaginal infection, being twice as common as thrush, for which it is often mistaken.

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Keeping safe when on a night out

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Here are just a few tips to make sure your big night out doesn't end up in one big mess, brought to you by our Village Angels.

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Antonio

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Well, I feel like this post is the most inspirational thing I have ever read. It's just so beautiful. I called my dog over to read it with me and everything. In the 1950's film circa on youtube, no on...

Steve

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The Dunstan Partnership is an exemplary practice in every aspect of care, undersanding expertise and professionalism. As a patient of the practice I cannot speak highly enough about the Doctors Nurses...

Anonymous

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My practice has the 'hear if you need us' LGF leaflets. The made me smile and instantly more relaxed.

Mental health advice for LGBT young people

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We all have mental health. Even though we may not really think about it, it is still there. Mental health can affect the way that you act and feel, and the way you think and feel about your life.

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