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LGBTQ+ Mental Health Resource Center

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Being LGBTQ+ isn’t a mental illness. However, many LGBTQ+ people experience mental health struggles linked to societal stigma, discrimination, and denial of their civil and human rights.

If you’re just starting to learn about the LGBTQ+ community, you might be unfamiliar with some of the language used surrounding sexuality and gender - the Human Rights Campaign’s Glossary of Terms can clarify new-to-you words as you explore this topic.

Celebrate Pride Month with MHA

Find our latest articles and resources, as well as social media posts you can use to share about mental health during Pride Month. 

Celebrate Pride with us

Mental Health in the LGBTQ+ Community

Most LGBTQ+ individuals are incredibly resilient and will thrive in the face of adversity with the help of supportive families, communities, and peers.

Learn more about LGBTQ+ mental health

Pride and Joy

Pride Month is a time for LGBTQ+ folks to gather and celebrate their freedom to live authentically.

Visit MHA Pride resources

The meaning of justice, pride, and connection

LGBTQ+ peers deserve to feel pride too

Guarding your joy

Transgender Mental Health Resource Center

Being trans, nonbinary, or questioning your gender isn't a mental illness — but the trans community does experience higher rates of mental health conditions and challenges than any other LGBTQ+ identity group.

Visit the Transgender Resource Center

Support and mental health care

Questioning and coming out

LGBTQ+ Youth

Resources for young LGBTQ+ individuals and the people who support them.

I'm LGBTQ+ and a young person

Bullying: LGBTQ+ youth

Resources for LGBTQ+ youth

Young Mental Health Leaders series: LGBTQ+ youth mental health

Coming out guides

Q Chat Space for LGBTQ+ youth

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