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Hey LGBTQ+ people, we need to talk about self-harm!

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You're not the only LGBTQ+ person who feels shit about themselves. But it's OK to feel that way sometimes...

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Suicidal thoughts

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'Just Man Up' - the stigma of silence is killing us

I have struggled with depression and suicidal thoughts on and off for my entire adult life.

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I’m suicidal - help

Whatever's going on with you, help is out there.

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Are you dependent on alcohol?

The NHS estimates that around 9% of men in the UK show signs of alcohol dependence. Our recent 'Alcohol and the gay community' survey found 11% of gay men admitted to having a problem with alcohol - higher than the national average.

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