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Holding Hands


If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis, the following resources can help you or someone you know get the help they need. 

Crisis Text Line

Text LGBTQ to 741-741

Texting the Crisis Text Line will connect you to a crisis counselor who can offer support. This resource is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 988

Text or Call 988

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is for anyone who is experiencing suicidal thoughts or behaviors.

The Trevor Project

1-866-488-7386 or text START to 678-678

The Trevor Project is the world’s largest crisis intervention organization for LGBTQIA+ young people under the age of 25. You can reach them by phone, text, or chat 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline is a service devoted to offering care and support to transgender people. It provides peer support from a place of experience since the organization is staffed by trans individuals.


Out of The Closet Thrift Store


(Free HIV & STD Testing)

Out of the Closet Thrift Stores in partnership with the AIDS HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION (AHF) is the perfect place to shop for thrift lovers and also provides free HIV and STD testing at AHF Pharmacies  (at select locations). You can get tested for HIV STD's, or fill your prescription and shop while you wait. 96 cents of every dollar made goes back into HIV care and services. The finger-prick HIV tests are fast, easy, and offer same-day results.

Learn more 

Location Finder

The Cottage Shop/The Women's Home

The Cottage Shop is a one-of-a-kind resale boutique owned and operated by The Women’s Home, which means that 100% of sales contribute to the mission of building communities that strengthen women and support families as they reclaim their stability.  Learn more about their mission at:

National Domestic Violence Hotline

24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic violence so they can live their lives free of abuse.

Call 1-800-799-7233 or Text START to 88788

LGBT National Help Center

The LGBT National Help Center is for people of all ages and offers a confidential, anonymous place to talk about issues including coming out, identity, bullying, safe sex, anxiety, and other concerns.



Online Resources

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention AFSP's mission is to save lives and bring hope to those

affected by suicide.

GLMA Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality

GLMA works to ensure equality in healthcare for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and healthcare providers. They offer a directory for patients to connect with LGBT welcoming providers. Learn more:

Provider Directory / Hours: 24/7 /Cost: Free

Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN): Student Action

Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) is an organization that offers information designed to help students take action and initiate changes in their schools and communities. Students who are interested in starting a Gender and Sexuality Alliance in their school can register to find resources and learn more about how student-led movements can help foster more inclusive schools for all students.

Human Rights Campaign

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is an American LGBTQ+ advocacy group. It is the largest LGBTQ+ political lobbying organization in the United States and seeks to fundamentally change the way LGBTQ+ people are treated in their everyday lives. Download a free QTBIPOC Inclusive Therapist Questionnaire by The Human Rights Campaign and Mental Health America.

It Gets Better Project

The It Gets Better Project works to remind LGBTQIA+ youth that there is hope and that no matter how things might be now, it does get better. The site offers resources and stories from people all over the world to encourage, uplift, and empower young people and to let them know that they are not alone.

MentalHealth.Gov provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health resources and information. aims to educate and guide the general public and increase health and emergency preparedness for professionals.

Mental Health America

Mental Health America is the nation's leading national nonprofit dedicated to the promotion of mental health, well-being, and illness prevention.


The National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. The organization also  offers educational programs, advocates for individuals and families affected by mental illness, and operates a toll-free helpline.


PFLAG is the first organization devoted to helping parents, families, and allies support LGBTQIA+ people.


SAGE Services & Advocacy for LGBTQ+ Elders is America's oldest and largest non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender older adults, focused on the issue of LGBTQ+ aging and devoted to improving the lives of LGBTQ+ older adults.


SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on American's communities. SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357), (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service) is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information.

True Colors United

The True Colors United focuses on ending homelessness among LGBTQ+ youth providing learning resources and advocacy.

Veteran Resources

Texas Veterans Commission

Texas Veterans Commission advocates for and provides superior service to veterans to significantly improve the quality of life for all Texas veterans, their families, and survivors.


Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line serves Veterans, service members, National Guard and Reserve members, and those who support them. Access free, confidential support 24/7, 365 days a year.

Dial 988 then press 1 or text Text 838255 for assistance.

VHA LGBTQ+ Health Program

Help LGBTQ+ Veterans to choose and receive affirming care and services to achieve optimal health and well-being.


Center for Minority Veterans (CMV)

810 Vermont Ave

Washington, DC 20420

1-202- 461-6191


SPARTA is a nonpartisan organization committed to ensuring the rights and opportunities of all transgender service members and aspiring transgender recruits

The Modern Military Association of America

The nation’s largest resource and support network for the partners, spouses, families, and allies of America’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) service members and veterans.


American Veterans For Equal Rights (AVER)

The oldest and largest all volunteer service organization dedicated to supporting all active duty, reserve and veteran members of the LGBTQ community.


Military OneSource is a confidential Department of Defense-funded program providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost to active duty, National Guard, and reserve members, and their families.


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