Islington Community Wellbeing Development Service
Quarterly Community Wellbeing Conversation
LGBT and Mental Health—Addressing Public Attitudes: Promoting Acceptance, Dignity and Social Inclusion
Was held 29th February 2016 Time: 9.30—2 pm
Venue: Islington Town Hall
Upper Street, Islington
London, N1 2UD
Panel discussion focussed on:
Stigma and its impact on Mental Health and Coming Out
Historic Religious and Medical Perspectives on Gender and Sexuality
Intersectional stigma based on sexuality, gender, religion, race, culture and impact on mental health
Support needs of LGBT people in coping with isolation, stress and improving emotional wellbeing
Mental Health, Isolation, Families and Coming Out
The Stress Project marked LGBT month by participating in this lively debate on addressing public attitudes
helping to reduce stigma attached LGBT and mental health.
Stella Fremi from Drayton Park Women's Crisis Centre presented issues on discrimination on sex, gender and sexuality.
Watch this space for the full report on the debate.