Resources for: Employers and LGBTQ+

Although identifying as part of the Lesbian, Gay, Bi sexual, Trans & Queer plus communities does not always mean you will have poor mental health and wellbeing.  However, evidence does indicate that LGBTQ+ people are likely to have poorer health outcomes compared to heterosexual people. 

This section provides some information and services that may help.

10. Anna Freud

Anna Freud Centre

The Anna Freud Centre transforms mental health by working with infants, children, young people and their families, their communities and professionals to deliver timely evidence-based support for all.


Website Online National Free
63. Galop


Galop supports LGBT+ people who have experienced abuse and violence.


Website Online National Free
107. NHS Inform With Text

NHS Inform

NHS inform is Scotland's national health information service helping the people in Scotland to make informed decisions about their own health and the health of the people they care for. Also includes a service directory with details of health and wellbeing services across Scotland.


Website Online National Free
125. Samaritans2


A 24 hour support service for anyone who’s struggling to cope, who needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure.


Helpline Online Self referral Telephone National Free
141. SHOUT

SHOUT Crisis text service

Shout is the UK's first and only free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.

Helpline number: 85258 free text support service


Helpline Website Online Telephone National Free

Stonewall Scotland

Stonewall Scotland works with education, employment and public services to ensure they develop better policies which will lead to better lives for LGBT people, whilst also campaigning for changes in legislation and attitudes.


Website Download Online National Free