GLBT National Help Center
The GLBT National Help Center serves gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and question people with free, confidential peer-support and local resources.
The GLBT National Help Center offers online peer-support via text messaging and offers a weekly trans teen online talk group, as well as these phone hotlines:
GLBT National Youth Talkline – 1-800-246-PRIDE (7743)
GLBT National Hotline – 1-888-843-4564
SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline – 1-888-234-SAGE (7243)
Kids Help Phone is a 24/7 counselling and information service for young people in Canada.
Laura’s Playground is a support and resource site for those on the transgender spectrum and their friends, family members, and allies. Laura’s Playground offers discussion forums covering a broad range of topics as well as a live chat room staffed by moderators trained in crisis resolution and suicide prevention.
The Alex Project is here to give all youth in crisis the chance to reach life-saving help via texting regardless of where they live.
If you need help, text LISTEN to 741741. The Crisis Text Line will respond 24/7/365.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
You can call them at any time at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
The Trevor Project focuses on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. Available on the site are excellent online resources for educating adults and youth. Don’t miss the Trevor Lifeguard Workshop and the suicide prevention information and resources.
Trevor Lifeline: 866-488-7386
Trans Lifeline is dedicated to the well being of transgender people.
Trans Lifeline runs a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people; Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs members of the trans community might have.
US: (877) 565-8860
Canada: (877) 330-6366
This Yahoo Group is a peer support email list, led by two transwomen for the support of transgender adults of all sorts. The group welcomes anyone who may need, now or in the future, support when they may be feeling suicidal. Also welcome are those who want to do all you can to stop the loss of another transgender life.
Subscribe by sending an email to: [email protected]
The Lifeguard Workshop video training and curriculum is based on Trevor’s in-person suicide prevention workshop.
The workshop is a learning tool designed for educators, school counselors, school nurses and youth group leaders and is free of charge to educators and youth service providers.