Below are hotlines that you can call if you need additional support. Many of the numbers are based in the United States, but we included some resources that highlight international hotlines.
Suicide Hotline: Dial 988
If you feel as if you are a danger to yourself or at risk of taking your own life call the number or check Suicidepreventionlifeline.org for live chat 24/7
FOR OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES:
Please refer to this collection of suicide hotlines for international hotlines: https://blog.opencounseling.com/suicide-hotlines/
Below are a collection of hotlines specific to LGBTQIA+ Youth. If you need to speak to a counselor, are having trouble navigating your gender or sexual identify, or simple need someone to listen, all the hotlines and organizations below are here to help you.
Trevor Project: 866 – 488 – 7386
The Trevor Project provides anonymous emotional support for all LGBTQIA+ individuals 24/7. You can head to their website thetrevorproject.org to access their online chat. Their site contains a quick exit button (press escape 3x) if you are worried for your well being while talking to a counselor.
LGBT Hotline: 888 – 843 – 4564
GLBT Youth (until age 25) Talkline:
800 – 246 – 7743
Trans Lifeline: 877 – 565 – 8860
True Colors Unites: 212 – 461 – 4401
True Colors Unite is dedicated to ending homelessness for LGBTQIA+ individuals.
Pride Institute: 800 – 547 – 7433
800 RUNAWAY or 800 – 786 – 2929
Runaway Safeline is for anyone who may need support after having to leave their homes.
Find more LGBTQIA+ hotlines at: https://pflag.org/hotlines
one•n•ten strives to support for LGBTQIA+ youths ages 11-24. They provide resources and social + service programs that focus on self expression, self acceptance, and development of leadership skills. Visit their website for more information
Below are additional websites that provide information about Mental Health not specific to LGBTQIA+ individuals
National Alliance on Mental Illness: nami.org
Anxiety and Depression Association of America: adaa.org
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance: dbsalliance.org