What should the service I commission provide?
- Support that validates the emotional experiences of LGBTQ+ young people
- Expertise that confers understanding of LGBTQ+ young people’s emotions when seeking support e.g. fear of being outed
- Emotion/feeling words in policy and resources related to mental health e.g. sadness, fear, panic, anger
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Harper* (staff member) said “rather than saying what's wrong with the rest of the world, individual young people are deemed mad but the world is mad. If we had more capacity to do trans youth work and LGBT youth work, we wouldn't see as much distress, and as much mental health conditions as we do see amongst our young people.”
*These quotations use pseudonyms and have been anonymised to protect participant’s identity.