Community Hotlines

Community Resources

  • Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists: A community of psychiatrists that educates and advocates on LGBTQ mental health issues.
  • GLMA: A national organization committed to ensuring health equity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and all sexual and gender minority (SGM) individuals, and equality for LGBTQ/SGM health professionals in their work and learning environments.
  • It Gets Better: The It Gets Better Project’s mission is to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) youth around the globe.
  • LGBT National Help Center: Provides vital peer-support, community connections, and resource information to people with questions regarding sexual orientation and/or gender identity. They operate three volunteer-run national hotlines, the LGBT National Hotline, the LGBT National Youth Talkline, and the LGBT National Senior Hotline as well as a private, volunteer one-to-one online chat that helps both youth and adults with coming-out issues, safer-sex information, school bullying, family concerns, relationship problems and a lot more.
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness – LGBTQI: This resource provides an overview of important risk factors of LGBTQI Mental Health, how to find the right mental health professional, and key resources for the community. 
  • National Center for Transgender Equality: The National Center for Transgender Equality advocates to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender people. NCTE works to replace disrespect, discrimination, and violence with empathy, opportunity, and justice.
  • National Queer & Trans Therapists of Color Network (NQTTCN): National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network (NQTTCN) is a healing justice organization committed to transforming mental health for queer and trans people of color (QTPoC).
  • PFLAG: PFLAG provides support, information, and resources for LGBTQ+ people, their parents and families, and allies. 
  • The Q Card: The Q Card is a communication tool designed to help LGBTQ+ youth take charge of their health and talk to their providers about their identities.
  • The Trevor Project: The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) young people.

Need Immediate Help In A Crisis?

The following crisis hotlines are available 24x7.

  • Disaster Distress Hotline: Call or text 1-800-985-5990. For an ASL Interpreter, connect with ASL Now or call 1-800-985-5990 from your videophone.
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Crisis Line: Text HOME to 741741
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 988 or 1-800-273-8255 or use the Lifeline Chat.