Gender Identity

Some people experience gender identity as an internal sense of gender that can differ from biological sex. For transgender people, gender identity differs in varying degrees from their sex recorded at birth.

The emotional well-being of children is just as important as their physical health. Confusion or struggle with gender identity can interfere with their daily life and affect their mental health.

In this section you will find materials to support you when working with children or young people who may be experiencing a range of difficulties that are impacting their mental health and well-being in relation to their gender identity.

Gender Identity Development Service -  referral needed by CAMHS, GP or other professional

Mindline Trans+ - helpline for anyone identifying as transgender, non-binary, genderfluid.

Free2be -Referral and membership forms -1:1 and group services both online and in person for parents and young people

Gender Identity - Childline

Gender Identity & Mental Health - Guide For Parents - YoungMinds

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