Mental health outcomes for LGBTQI+ people are significantly worse than the population as a whole.
Rainbow Mind aims to help address that need.
- According to national Mind, 42% of gay men and 70% of lesbian women experience mental health problems.
- In 2014, a survey by the University of Cambridge found that Britain’s LGBTQ population are twice as likely to suffer from chronic mental health problems than those not in the LGBTQ community.
- Gay and bisexual men are four times more likely to attempt suicide across their lifetime than the rest of the population.
- CliniQ, a service working with transgender people in London, reports that over 50% of transgender people have considered or attempted suicide, and over 80% experience depression.