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Introduction to Self-Advocacy for LGBTQ people over 50 - 19 Oct

Self-advocacy is the skill of making your voice heard where it is otherwise silenced.  This is particularly difficult for those of us who are often silenced in society through prejudice and discrimination.  Self-advocating involves taking control of your life, building up your assertiveness and self-esteem and looking after our mental health.  Through self-advocacy we can tackle issues such as relationships, access to services, achieving personal goals, and getting what you want out of challenging scenarios.

In this LGBTQ Over-50s self-advocacy workshop we will

– explore how we can develop our self-esteem and assertiveness,
– cover some essential information about your rights,
– workshop specific issues faced by older LGBTQ people,
– and aim to make you more comfortable in advocating for yourself

More info
Date

19 Oct 2021 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Location

Community Base
Community Base, Queens Road, Brighton, UK

Categories

Education and training

Organiser

MindOut LGBTQ Mental Health Service