Individuals who identify as LGBTQ+ are at a higher risk for mental health issues. Support from family members, friends, colleagues, and community members is critical.
The following resources might be especially helpful for folks who identify as LGBTQ+, and their loved ones:
Seacoast Outright also offers several support groups for youth and parents, including a new Alternative Peer Group for LGBTQ+ youth struggling with substance misuse or in recovery.
RESOURCES for LGBTQ+ Veterans and Service Members:
If you, or anyone you know, might be at risk for suicide, you are not alone – help is available 24/7:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
Crisis Text Line: text HOME to 741741
Trevor Lifeline (for LGBTQ+ young people under 25): 1-866-488-7386 or text START to 678678
Trans Lifeline: 1-877-565-8860