Salesforce partners with Pride Circle to help support Mental Health Wellness for the LGBT+ community 

·  The initiative aims to bring the focus back on the importance of mental health amidst the global pandemic

·  Pride circle will also be launching a helpline number to access experts on call entirely free of charge.

India, May, 2020: Salesforce India, in a first of its kind initiative, introduced a national webinar series; in collaboration with Pride Circle and Suicide Prevention India Foundation, to help address the vulnerabilities experienced by the LGBT+ community amidst the countywide lockdown. The webinar series titled Beating the Queer-antine Blue will be launched on 17th May, a day marked as International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.

Registrations are open at  

In addition to the economic impact, the ongoing global health crisis has also created panic and anxiety amongst the general population. While recent reports suggest a surge mental health related issues, the LGBT+ community are more likely to struggle during this period; due to the stigma and discrimination attached to their identity.  

The webinar series, led by a team of renowned experts in the industry; aims to provide a safe platform for individuals to connect and discuss issues/ grievances, from fear of loss of job, anxiety of isolation, to more concerning topics such as coping and dealing with a hostile environment at home.

Based off of these initiatives, Pride Circle, Suicide Prevention India Foundation and Salesforce will work together to create a resource centre, to benefit future mental health wellness initiatives, specific to the needs of the LGBT+ community.

FREE Helpline with LGBT+ friendly counsellors – Helpline No: Call: 080 33037556 – Open between 9 am to 6 pm from 17th May to 24th May, 2020

City Today News



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