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Recently added resources:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255 – The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Crisis Text Line: Text START to 741-741 – Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text from anywhere in the USA to text with a well trained Crisis Counselor.
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline: (888)-843-4564, The GLBT National Youth Talkline (youth serving youth through age 25) (800)-246-7743 – Both provide telephone, online private one-to-one chat and email peer-support, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States.
The National Runaway Safeline: 800-RUNAWAY (800-786-2929) – Provides advice and assistance to runaways, including resources, shelter, transportation, assistance in finding counseling, and transitioning back to home life. NRS frontline staff will also act as advocates and mediators if/as needed.
True Colors Fund: (212)-461-4401 – The True Colors Fund is working to end homelessness among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth, create a world in which all young people can be their true selves.
Self Abuse Finally Ends (S.A.F.E.) : (800) DONTCUT / (800) 366-82288 – Addresses individuals coping with non-suicidal self-injury, including locally-based information, support and therapy referrals.
AIDS in Prison Project Hotline: (718) 378-7022 (English and Spanish) this hotline provides HIV and AIDS information for prisoners, and accepts collect calls.
National AIDS Hotline: (800) 342-AIDS / (800) 334-7432 (Spanish) / (800) 243-7889 (TDD)
U.S. National Domestic Violence hotline: (800) 799- 7233 (English and Spanish) (800) 787-3224 (TTY) They also have an online chat feature available. Operating around the clock, seven days a week, confidential and free of cost, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse. highly train, experienced advocates offer compassionate support, crisis intervention information and referral services in over 170 languages.
Pride Institute: (800) 547-7433 – 24/7 – Chemical dependency/mental health referral and information hotline for the LGBTQ community.
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN): (800) 656-HOPE / (800) 810-7440 (TTY) – The nation’s largest organization fighting sexual violence, RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, helps victims and ensure that rapist are brought to justice.
LGBTQ Mental Health – A comprehensive guide by the National Health Education Center that includes research and statistics on the health disparities within our community. The guide reveals the inconsistencies LGBTQ folk experience in healthcare comparatively, and outlines steps for health centers and organizations to help fight the stigma while providing options and support for our community.
LGBTQ Addiction Guide – A research-based awareness guide on a niche that is often overlooked – addiction in the LGBTQ community. Finding help with substance abuse is often more difficult for LGBTQ people, as many other obstacles are prevalent along with the fight with addiction – this in depth resource helps alleviate that stress by facilitating help in the form of useful information and support systems.
Recently added hotlines and resources:
United Way- CT : 2-1-1
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ – (800)-273-TALK (8255)
https://www.thetrevorproject.org/ – (866) 4-U-TREVOR
TrevorLifeline — A crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone service available 24/7 at 1-866-488-7386
TrevorText — Text “START” to 678678. Standard text messaging rates apply. Available 7 Days A Week, (3pm–1am ET/Noon–10pm PT).
http://www.samaritansri.org/ – (401)-272-4044
http://www.safefuturesct.org/ – (860)-701-6000
http://www.sojournerri.org/ – (401)-765- 3232
https://www.dayoneri.org/ – (800)-494-8100
http://www.childandfamilyagency.org/ – (860)-443-2896
https://www.ucfs.org/ – (860)-442-4319
Compass FTM Support :
Abuse Victims and Survivors – (617)-742-4911
Find the right therapist – https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists
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