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If you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, non-binary, asexual, intersex, or another diverse gender or sexuality, here you’ll find useful information to help you live a healthy life.

Mental health and emotional wellbeing

We all struggle with our mental health from time to time. But being part of the LGBTQ+ community poses its own unique mental health challenges.
It might not be easy, but you deserve to get the help and support you need.
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Screening for LGBTQ+ people

NHS screening programmes do not discriminate against sexuality or gender identity. Be sure you know what screening you are eligible for and speak to your GP practice team to book an appointment.

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Sexual health

It’s important to create a space to talk openly and safely about practicing safe sex and what you expect from your partner to support you to enjoy safe sex.
Sexual health services in Humber and North Yorkshire are available to help you. They can help with things like testing, support to practice safe sex, and prescriptions for PrEP and PEP.
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Drug and alcohol services

If you’re worried about alcohol or drug use, there are local services that can help. These services can also help you to drink safely and responsibly.

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Eating disorder support

People who are part of the LGBTQ+ community are three times more likely to experience an eating disorder. There are services near you that can help.

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Registering with a GP

Anyone in England can register with a GP surgery. It’s free to register and you do not need proof of address of immigration status, ID or an NHS number. It’s easy to change your gender at your GP practice.

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We want to hear from you. Get in touch if:

  • You think something is missing from this page or you have suggestions to help us improve this resource
  • You have had an experience with health and care in Humber and North Yorkshire that you wish to share to help us improve
  • You want to get involved in shaping future LGBTQ+ work and campaigns

  • Email us

    You can email us at hnyicb.communications@nhs.net

  • Write us a letter

    You can write to us at Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership, Health House, Grange Park Lane, Willerby, HU10 6DT.