LGBTQIA+ Support - Content Hub - October Health

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LGBTQIA+ Support

The mental stress and wellness of LGBTQIA+ individuals can be impacted by a variety of factors, including societal stigma, discrimination, and lack of acceptance. LGBTQIA+ people may face challenges such as coming out, family rejection, bullying, and violence, which can lead to increased levels of stress, anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues. Additionally, navigating their identity in a society that may not always recognize or support their experiences can contribute to feelings of isolation and loneliness. Access to affirming mental health services and support from understanding communities can be critical for LGBTQIA+ individuals to maintain their mental health and well-being. It's important for LGBTQIA+ individuals to prioritize self-care, seek out affirming and supportive spaces, and connect with mental health professionals who are knowledgeable about the unique challenges they may face. Open communication, advocacy, and building a strong support network can also help promote mental wellness within the LGBTQIA+ community.

Upcoming Forests

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1 week from now @ 18:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Lulama Mokoena
South Africa
Monthly LGBTQIA+ Support Group : Mental health challenges in the LGBTQIA+ community with Lulama
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. About Lulama: Psychosocial Support Counselor at Queerwell. My passion and work are encouraged by bringing awareness regarding diversity. I believe this will create a community...

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