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LGBTQ crisis and support resources

Suicide can be prevented. If you or someone you know is experiencing mental health distress and/or are in crisis, support is available. Here is a list of LGBTQ crisis hotlines and support resources.

LGBTQ crisis hotlines

The Trevor Project
Providing confidential support for LGBTQ youth in crisis, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

TrevorLifeline
1-866-488-7386
Crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone service available 24/7/365.

TrevorChat
Confidential online instant messaging with a Trevor counselor, available 24/7.
Access through a computer.

TrevorText
Text START to 678-678
Confidential text messaging with a Trevor counselor, available 24/7/365.
Standard messaging rates may apply.

SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline
Talk and be heard at the SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline. Connects LGBT older people with friendly responders. For LGBT elders and caretakers.
1-877-360-LGBT (5428)
Confidential support and crisis response, available 24/7.

Trans Lifeline
A 24/7 hotline available in the U.S. and Canada staffed by transgender people for transgender people.
1-877-565-8860 (United States)
1-877-330-6366 (Canada)
Confidential, 24/7 crisis support.

Non-LGBTQ-specific crisis hotlines

LGBTQ support services

Finding LGBTQ-Friendly Therapy
Information from Mental Health America (MHA) on how to find LGBTQ friendly therapy.

TrevorSpace
An online international peer-to-peer community for LGBTQ young people and their friends.

LGBTQ organizations

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