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Help and support for the transgender community

Beaumont training material

The Beaumont Society regularly supports local training sessions with Samaritans, Police, NHS as well as various businesses.

Beaumont training material

Based upon the actual experiences of our members, combined with publications from organisations like press for change, GIRES and ourselves.  Examples of past presentations are included below, which include the following points.

  • Introduction.
  • Historical background.
  • A personal viewpoint.
  • Benefits of association with others.
  • Consideration of the incidence within the population.
  • An explanation towards motivating factors.
  • Gender spectrum and sexuality matrix
  • Relationships with wives, partners and families.
  • Intolerance.
  • Common partners worries.
  • Secondary issues;- Alcohol, Drugs, Self harm and Suicide
  • The law and rights.
  • A view to the future.

Time is allowed for questions and subject discussion plus a variety of hand outs are available for further study.

Email here for more details.

New Trans+ Helpline

The south west region of the Charity Mind is opening a confidential helpline to support those who identify as Trans, their families and friends. From Friday 10th February 2017 the service will be available on Mondays and Fridays 8pm – Midnight. The call-handlers (many of whom are trans) have been extensively trained and will ensure it is a safe place to talk. If you, or someone you know, is in distress it can make a real difference to talk to someone about how you feel. You will be able to talk anonymously in complete confidence. If you need someone to talk to call the Trans + Mindline: 0300 330 5468