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LGBTQ+ External Resources

The following resources come from Mental Health America's trusted partners and colleagues.

Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)

ADAA is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research.

BEAM (Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective)

BEAM is a national training, movement building, and grant making institution that is dedicated to the healing, wellness, and liberation of Black and marginalized communities.


BetterHelp is an online counseling platform that matches you with a licensed therapist who you can video call, live chat, or exchange messages with.


Brightline is the first comprehensive behavioral health solution designed to support kids, teens, and parents across a range of common family challenges.

Cook Center for Human Connection

The Cook Center for Human Connection is a Utah-based non-profit dedicated to eradicating suicide and advocating for mental health and wellness. The My Life is Worth Living series is one of many of the mental health initiatives that the Cook Center is supporting. 

Depression Looks Like Me

Depression Looks Like Me is a digital community that highlights personal stories from members of the LGBTQ+ community who have lived experiences with depression, provides resources, and shines a light on the various facets of depression.


GLAAD rewrites the script fro LGBTQ+ acceptance. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love.

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation

The HRC Foundation supports LGBTQ+ individuals, allies, and institutions with resources via a set of comprehensive programs.

The Mental Health Coalition

The Mental Health Coalition is a coalition of passionate and influential organizations, brands, and individuals who have joined forces to end the stigma surrounding mental health and to change the way people talk about, and care for, mental illness.

My Life is Worth Living

My Life is Worth Living is the world's first animated series about teen mental health and suicide prevention. The series includes five powerful stories told over twenty episodes. In each episode, relatable teen characters wrestle with challenges that are all too familiar for many viewers—including depression, bullying, abuse, and trauma—and discover strategies to cope when it feels like their own thoughts are against them. Over the course of each character's journey, they realize that life is worth living.

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project works to end suicide among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, & questioning young people through crisis services, peer support, research, and public education. 


PsychHub is the world's largest online platform for mental health education with revolutionary Learning Hubs to take you from knowledge learned to behavior changed.


PsychoSocial is a mental health multimedia business created by mental health professionals in a joint effort to raise mental health awareness and destigmatize mental illness.


Supportiv is a digital peer-to-peer support network that enables people to process, cope with, heal from, and problem solve mental health (anxiety, depression) + daily life struggles (loneliness, family pressure, parenting challenges, relationship conflicts, work stress) in safe, professionally moderated micro-community chats.

LGBTQ+ Crisis/Suicide Prevention Hotlines

*Not LGBTQ+ specific but LGBTQ+ inclusive

All Ages

  • GLBT National Hotline: 1-888-843-4564
  • Crisis Text Line*: Text MHA to 741-741
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline*: 1-800-273-8255

LGBTQ+ Youth

  • TrevorLifeline: 1-866-488-7386
  • TrevorText: Text START to 678-678

Transgender Community

  • Trans Lifeline: 1-877-565-8860

QTBIPOC Community

  • BlackLine: 1-800-604-5841
  • DESI LGBTQ+ Helpline for South Asians: 1-903-367-3374