Our community members who identify as LGBTQ+ often face daily discrimination and lack family support – both factors can increase risk for mental health problems including suicidality. Support from family members, friends, colleagues, and community members is critical.
The following resources might be especially helpful for folks who identify as LGBTQIA+, 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