- Contact Samaritans 24/7. Call or text our 24/7 helpline any time at 1-877-870-4673.
- Contact Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 741741
Contact SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline. The Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
For Homeless / Runaway Teens
24 Hours a Day / 7 Days a Week: Toll-free: 1-800-RUNAWAY
STI: Sexually Transmitted Infections
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome), contact the CDC
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
Trevor Helpline for Gay and Lesbian Youth
24 Hours a Day / 7 Days a Week call 1-866-4-U-TREVOR or 1-866-488-7386.
Guide for coming out: https://www.thetrevorproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Coming-Out-Handbook.pdf
The LGBT National Youth Talkline
Toll-free 1-800-246-PRIDE (1-800-246-7743)
Services are free and confidential. Telephone volunteers are in their teens and early twenties, and speak with teens and young adults up to age 25 about coming-out issues, relationship concerns, parent issues, school problems, HIV/AIDS anxiety and safer-sex information, and lots more!
More Mental Health and Education Resources from Online Counseling:
Issues with parents, contact PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
Teen Sexuality, contact Advocates for Youth
College scholarships for LGBT students: