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LGBTQIA+ Support

LGBTQIA+ mental stress and wellness refers to the mental and emotional health of individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, and other non-binary genders and sexualities. These individuals can face a variety of unique mental health challenges due to their identity, including discrimination, prejudice, and lack of acceptance from the broader society. These issues can lead to increased levels of stress and anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation. Additionally, since LGBTQIA+ individuals are more likely to experience violence, homelessness, and poverty than their heterosexual peers, these individuals can also be more likely to suffer from mental health issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse, and other co-occurring disorders. The good news is that there are many resources available to LGBTQIA+ individuals to help them manage their mental health. Mental health professionals who specialize in LGBTQIA+-specific issues can provide counseling and support to individuals struggling with their identity. Additionally, there are many online and in-person support groups available, as well as other resources such as books, websites, and organizations devoted to LGBTQIA+ mental health and wellness. Ultimately, it is important to remember that mental health is a vital part of overall health and wellness, and that it is important for LGBTQIA+ individuals to find the resources and support they need to thrive.

Upcoming Forests

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3 days from now @ 18:00
Hosted on Sunday by
Weekly LGBTQIA+ Support Group: Why pride is important and what you should know with Dr. Dulcy (Queerwell)
This insightful discussion aims to deepen your understanding of the significance of Pride and its relevance to the LGBTQIA+ community. Dr. Dulcy will shed light on the importance of creating safe spaces and inclusive communities that celebrate diversity and acceptance. Join us to gain a comprehensive understanding of the challenges...
4 days from now @ 18:00
Hosted on Monday by Tinashe Kushata
The unexpected grief of the LGBTQIA+ coming out experience with Tinashe
In the process of coming out, many struggle with various issues that contain a loss component. Grieving refers to the feelings, thoughts, physical symptoms, or behavioural changes that may result from the loss. Coming out is a complicated process, and for people who acknowledge their sexuality and/or gender later in...
4 days from now @ 19:00
Hosted on Monday by BiancaLight8
Parenting and teaching LGBTQIA+ children with love and acceptance with Bianca Cassell
Child Protection Week presents an important opportunity to focus on the well-being and support of all children, including those who identify as LGBTQIA+. In this session, participants will gain valuable knowledge on effective communication techniques, building resilience, and fostering safe spaces where LGBTQIA+ children feel seen, heard, and loved. We...
5 days from now @ 11:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Aneeqa Abrahams
Let's talk about gender diversity: Transgender rights
In this session, we will explore the experiences and challenges faced by transgender individuals, including issues related to healthcare, discrimination, and legal recognition
1 week from now @ 18:00
Hosted on Sunday by Katlego_KM
Mental health challenges in the LGBTQIA+ community
How do gender identity and sexual preferences impact our mental health? Let's talk about being part of the LGBTQI+ community and seeking mental health services.

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LGBTQIA+ Support

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Come Join Us For A Special Forest Session On Lgbtqia+ And Mental Health. We'll Discuss The Experiences Of Self-Discovery, Self-Acceptance, And The Importance Of Finding Mentors And Support. This Session Is An Opportunity To Share Our Stories And Learn From Each Other In A Safe And Supportive Envi...

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Gbv Against The Lgbtqia+ Community

Let's Discuss The Impact Of Gender-Based Violence (Gbv) In The Lgbtqia+ Community On Mental Health. Join Us For An Open And Honest Dialogue About The Challenges Faced By Members Of The Lgbtqia+ Community In Seeking Mental Health Services And Understanding The Impact Of Gbv On Mental Health. We Wi...

Mental health challenges in the LGBTQIA+ community

Mental health challenges in the LGBTQIA+ community - Panda Forest - Join us for an interactive session on understanding the unique mental health challenges faced by those in the LGBTQIA+ community. We’ll explore how ge...