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Resources

Crisis Resources:

 

National Suicide Prevention Hotline 

800.273.8255

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

Text-a-tip

Text-a-Tip is a 24/hour anonymous text-based crisis hotline offering emotional support for middle and high school students.  If you need assistance, text “HELLO” to 1(844)823-5323.  A live mental health counselor will respond within minutes to provide support.  All texts are sent using technology that keeps communication completely anonymous.

NAMI Helpline

800.950.6264

https://nami.org/help

LGBTQ Resources

Websites for facts/education:

http://www.thetrevorproject.org/section/resources

http://www.itgetsbetter.org/

https://www.glaad.org/resourcelist

https://www.glsen.org/

http://www.hrc.org/explore/topic/children-youth

https://www.cdc.gov/lgbthealth/youth-resources.htm

Websites for Parents:

bit.ly/thelistillinois (This site contains a HUGE list of all different types of resources)

http://www.ourtruecolors.org/Resources/Reading/straight-parents.html

http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/parents/173-parents

https://www.plannedparenthood.org/parents/parenting-lgbt-and-questioning-kids

Podcasts for Parents:

Just Breathe: Parenting Your LGBTQ Teen