Random Resources

National Abuse Hotline

Community Support:

Addiction

AA – Virtual Meetings

NA – Virtual Meetings

Anxiety/Depression/Mental Health

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.

Homeless

For Homeless / Runaway Teens
24 Hours a Day / 7 Days a Week:  Toll-free: 1-800-RUNAWAY
https://www.1800runaway.org/youth-teens/

STI: Sexually Transmitted Infections

HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome), contact the CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
https://www.thestdproject.com/std-resources/std-help-hotlines/

Young People

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.
https://www.thetrevorproject.org

Guide for coming out:  https://www.thetrevorproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Coming-Out-Handbook.pdf

Guide for bi teens: https://www.thetrevorproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/How-to-Support-Bisexual-Youth.pdf

The LGBT National Youth Talkline
Toll-free 1-800-246-PRIDE (1-800-246-7743)
https://www.glbthotline.org/youth-talkline.html

Email: help@LGBThotline.org
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:

https://onlinecounselingprograms.com/resources/ultimate-guide-to-mental-health-and-education-resources/#Teen-Anxiety

Issues with parents, contact PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
https://pflag.org/

Teen Sexuality, contact Advocates for Youth
https://advocatesforyouth.org/


School Resources
 

Starting a Gay-Straight Alliance or other school issues:
the Gay-Straight Alliance Network (https://gsanetwork.org/)
and the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) https://www.glsen.org/



College scholarships for LGBT students:
https://edubirdie.com/blog/scholarships-for-lgbtq-students
https://www.gograd.org/financial-aid/scholarships/lgbtq/

https://pointfoundation.org/

https://pridefoundation.org/find-funding/scholarships/
https://study.com/resources/LGBTQ-college-student-guide