How to support LGBTQ+ Mental Health at Work

In this week's podcast Leyla talks about how to support LGBTQ+ mental health in the workplace and how to be a real ally. Continue Reading How to support LGBTQ+ Mental Health at Work

Welcome to the 181st episode of the award-winning Diverse Minds podcast. As it’s February, this month’s theme is all about intersectionality and LGBTQ+ History Month. Today we’re talking about how to support LGBTQ+ mental health and wellbeing at work.

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In today’s show on How to support LGBTQ+ Mental Health at Work

  • About my TEDx talk – The Connection between Culture, Race and Mental Health. [00:40]
  • The focus of today’s episode. [01:12]
  • Statistics on the prevalence of LGBTQ+ mental-ill health [02:36]
  • Questions to help you consider the kind of ally you are towards LGBTQ+ communities. [04:11]
  • Eight things workplaces can do to support LGBTQ+ staff mental health. [05:40]

Quotes on How to support LGBTQ+ Mental Health at Work

  • Suicidal thoughts can affect anyone, but these thoughts affect LGBTQ+ communities more.
  • Work is a really big part of someone’s recovery experience or mental well-being.
  • Training is not a panacea, but it’s a really important start.
  • Identity is much more than one aspect of ourselves, it extends beyond our sexual orientation.
  • Not all awareness days are to be celebrated it can be a case of remembrance too.

Resources to help you support LGBTQ+ Mental Health at Work

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