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LGBTQ+ Student Mental Health: the challenges and needs of gender, sexual and romantic minorities in Higher Education

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Dominic Smithies, Nicola Christa Byrom

Original languageEnglish
PublisherStudent Minds
Number of pages48
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jul 2018


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This report summarises new data from an online survey relating to the intersection of LGBTQ+ identity and experiences of mental health difficulties among students in Higher Education. The survey was completed by 353 current university students, 44 recent graduates and 70 members of University/ Students’ Union staff. The data presented here addresses involvement in the local and University LGBTQ+ community, perceptions of peer support, experiences of mental health difficulties, attitudes and intentions towards help-seeking and perceptions of services and care.

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