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Understanding from our perspective
In this learning guide, we’ll explore the unique challenges and obstacles young LGBTQIA+ people face when accessing mental health crisis support. We’ll provide essential advice and information to help you better understand and support a young person in crisis within the LGBTQIA+ community. By focusing on key terms, perspectives, and experiences, this guide aims to enrich your practice and enhance your ability to empathise and engage with young LGBTQIA+ individuals in need of supportStart Guide
What you will learn
By the end of this guide you will have:
- A foundational understanding of terms and language within the LGBTQIA+ community.
- Insight into the unique challenges young LGBTQIA+ individuals face while discovering their identities and navigating society.
Sections in this guide:
What is different?Explore the distinct aspects of supporting LGBTQIA+ young people in crisis.
PronounsUnderstand the significance of using appropriate pronouns when engaging with LGBTQIA+ youth.
Challenges young LGBTQIA+ individuals faceDelve into the obstacles and hurdles young LGBTQIA+ individuals encounter in their lives.