With LGBT in Mind: Influencing and Informing Service Development


An opportunity to meet with LGBT community members and professionals working in health and social care, youth work and LGBT equality to hear the findings from the recent Stirling research, and review local initiatives and developments in mental health and LGBT communities in three areas – Edinburgh, Dumfries & Galloway and Stirling.

This informal event will showcase good practice examples from across different regions of Scotland, and will also allow the opportunity for you to have a voice in our Agenda for Change, by using Ketso – a community engagement Tool 


MONDAY, 26 March 2012

10.30am – 1.00pm, followed by Lunch, Raploch Campus, Drip Road, Stirling


10.00am – 10.30am       Tea and Coffee

10.30am:          Welcome and introductions

With LGBT in Mind – review of project findings from recent Stirling LGBT research

                        Helena Scott, Executive Director, Action in Mind, Stirling 

10.50am:          Three perspectives of mental health and LGBT people 

  • Ellis Ciruello, Mental Health Project Manager, LGBT Centre for Health and Well-being, Edinburgh
  • Grace Cardozo, Service Manager, LGBT Youth Scotland (Dumfries and Galloway)
  • Katherine Burrows, Central Scotland Transgender Group

11.30pm           Mainstreaming LGBT equality

  • Forth Valley LGBT Development Group

   Chair, Ann Marriott, Capacity Building Officer, LGBT Youth Scotland 

11.40pm            Identifying an Agenda for Change using Ketso   

1.00pm             Lunch and networking            


Please sign up to this event at click here 


Contact Anne MacDonald, Action in Mind 

T:  01786 451203    

E: Click here 

Ann Marriott – LGBT Youth Scotland

T: 0131 555 3940

E: Click here