Kay shares her story about having a safe space to be loved and accepted. For many young people, it can be a really challenging experience figuring out who you are. This can mean exploring your gender identity and sexuality, which can lead to and uncomfortable feelings. “I felt really alone. There wasn’t anyone that really would understand what I was going through at the time.” Having people around you who are accepting of you and understand what you’re going through can help your headspace. It’s important to know that there’s a strong LGBTIQA+ community to embrace and support you. “With the help of my friends and my family I’ve really had the chance to grow and be who I am now.” headspace has helped thousands of young people from the LGBTIQA+ community get the support they need. Learn more about the importance of finding a safe space to be who you are: headspace.org.au/finding-a-safe-space For more information and helpful tips, to find your nearest headspace centre or for online and telephone support, visit: https://headspace.org.au/ headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health. Subscribe to the headspace YouTube channel for more youth-focused mental health videos.
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