Booklet, 'Our Stories'



Our Stories, produced in partnership with Mersey Care NHS, looked at the experiences of LGBT people who have worked in or used mental health services in Merseyside. According to the LGBT Foundation - LGB people are twice as likely as heterosexual people to have suicidal thoughts or to make suicide attempts • LGB people are two to three times more likely than heterosexual people to suffer from depression • Over half of gay young people deliberately harm themselves yet the NSPCC estimates that for young people in general its between 1 in 15 and 1 in 10.