Are there any mental health resources specifically for the LGBTQI community?
Here are several resources for your consideration:
- CenterLink, an international nonprofit organization and association of LGBTQ centers and other LGBTQ organizations serving their local and regional communities, offers a “CenterLink LGBT Community Center Member Directory” where you can find your nearest LGBTQ center.
- The LGBT National Help Center offers confidential peer support connections for LGBT youth, adults, and seniors, including phone, text and online chat.
- The American Psychological Association (APA)provides educational and support resources on a range of LGBTQ topics.
- The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association's Provider Directory offers a search tool to locate an LGBTQ-inclusive health care provider.
- The Trevor Project is a support network for LGBTQ youth providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention, including a 24-hour text line (text “START” to 678678).
- SAGE is a national advocacy and services organization serving LGBTQ+ elders; they offer SAGE National LGBT Elder Hotline to connect LGBTQ+ older people with friendly responders who are ready to listen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in English and Spanish.
- Depression Looks Like Me is a program – sponsored by the Johnson & Johnson Company and supported by an alliance of other partners – that aims to educate and empower LGBTQ+ people with depression.
- Society for Sexual, Affectional, Intersex, and Gender Expansive Identities (SAIGE) provides educational and support resources for LGBTQ individuals, as well as promotes competency on LGBTQ issues for counseling professionals.
- Trans Lifeline is a nonprofit trans community-led organization that offers emotional support to trans people in crisis.
- The National Center for Transgender Equality offers resources for transgender individuals, including information on the right to access health care.
- National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) is a federation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian and Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations.
- Asian Pride Project is a nonprofit organization that celebrates the journeys, triumphs and struggles of LGBTQ individuals and Asian and Pacific Islander (API) families and communities through the use of arts — film, video, photography and the written word — as a medium for social justice and advocacy.
- GAPIMNY is a nonprofit organization that empowers queer and trans Asian Pacific Islanders.
Please note: The resources included here are not endorsed by NAMI, and NAMI is not responsible for the content of or service provided by any of these resources.