“This is the most life-changing course I have ever done.”
- Kevin M, PARTICIPANT
The 8-week group training programme is designed for gay men who want to embrace life more fully by developing a better understanding of themselves. Attending the programme will allow you to connect authentically with yourself and, through shared experience in an environment of confidence and trust, establish meaningful connections with fellow participants.
“I honestly don't think I could have coped with the level of change and challenge I had in my life without the self-support and mindfulness techniques this course taught me. Utterly amazing. Thank you.”
— john t, particpant
The Gay Happiness Project is an 8-week group training programme designed to improve overall wellbeing and mental health of gay men.
Participants leave the Gay Happiness Project with increased awareness of positive behaviours, thinking and self; better overall mental wellbeing; and a toolkit of practical exercises and techniques to sustain healthy habits. The course is underpinned by mindfulness and participants will establish a regular meditation and self-compassion practice.
Drug and alcohol use is 7 times higher in the LGB population compared to the general population.
13% of gay and bisexual men are currently experiencing moderate to severe levels of mixed depression and anxiety compared to 7% of all men.
50% gay and bisexual men said they have felt life was not worth living compared to 17% of all men.
"...deeper connection first with yourself
and then others around you"
- David E, Participant