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Are you in a crisis? Call or text 988 or text TALK to 741741

¿Estás en una crisis? Llama o envía un mensaje de texto al 988 o envía un mensaje de texto con AYUDA al 741741

LGBTQ crisis and support resources

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

LGBTQ crisis hotlines

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

Crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone service available 24/7/365.

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

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

988 Sucide & Crisis Lifeline
Available 24/7

Crisis Text Line
Text TALK to 741-741
Available 24/7

LGBTQ support services

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

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