LGBTI equality and human rights in Europe and Central Asia

Mental health

Find resources on mental health here

Check also the 2017 social media campaign

Come Out for Mental Health


Where to find help? Here is a list of all  the European countries where you can find help for you or your friend in need.  

Memorandum of Understanding on Conversion Therapy in the UK 

Signed by the Association of Christian Counsellors, BACP, BABCP, BPC, BPS, COSRT, GLADD (The Association of LGBT Doctors and Dentists), National Counselling Society, NHS England, NHS Scotland, Pink Therapy, Royal College of General Practitioners, UK Council for Psychotherapy and supported by Stonewall. October 2017

Read the MoU here.

Best Practices for Mental Health Facilities Working With LGBT Clients

Web resource by the American Psychological Association.

Find it here

Trans Pathways

Australian study of trans youth mental health

By Telethon Kids Institute, the University of Western Australia, Youth Mental Health (WA Department of Health), Curtin University, and The Freedom Centre (WA AIDS Council). 2017

Download the report here

Joint statement on mental health

EU Health Policy Platform, 2017

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The LGBTIreland Report: national study of the mental health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in Ireland

By GLEN, 2016

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Priručnik za psihoterapijski rad sa LGBT osobama

Edited by Vladimir Miletić i Anastasija Milenković. 2015

(only in BCS (Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian) language)

Download the report here

Violence and empowerment - Psychological support for LGBTQ persons

By Jan Świerszcz, Katarzyna Dułak, KPH. 2015

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Service Users: Guidance for Staff Working in Mental Health Services

Developed by GLEN in consultation with the Mental Health Commission with the support of the HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention. 2013

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Mental health

Stonewall health briefing

By Stonewall, 2012

Download the briefing here

Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Patients: The Issues for Mental Health Practice

A resource for Psychiatrists. By College of Psychiatry of Ireland and GLEN, 2011

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Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual People: A Good Practice Guide for Mental Health Nurses

A resource for Mental Health Nurses. By Irish Institute of Mental Health Nursing and GLEN, 2010

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Look After Yourself: Look After Your Mental Health

By National Office for Suicide Prevention of the Health Service Executive, GLEN and BeLonG To, 2010

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Supporting LGBT lives

a study of the mental health and well-being of LGBT People in Ireland.

The Research was commissioned by the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN) and BeLonG To Youth Service, and is funded by the Health Service

Executive's National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP). 2008

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Council of Europe resolution on “child and teenage suicide”

In April 2008, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe passed a resolution on “Child and Teenage Suicide” which included good references to the problems of LGBT teenagers.

Find here the relevant passages of the text

LGBT People in Rural Ireland: Promoting Positive Mental Health

GLEN - Gay and Lesbian Equality Network

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