Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual, Queer, and Questioning Resources
Compared to non-LGBTQ youth, LGBTQ youth are 8 times more likely to have attempted suicide and six times more likely to have a higher level of depression. When there is an attempt, LGBTQ youth tend to have suicide attempts that are more serious than other youth.
Lead with Love
What do I do if my child is gay? Lead With Love is a 35-minute documentary created to help answer that question.
Tres Gotas de Agua
Tres madres inmigrantes Latinas hablan sobre el proceso de sus hijos(as) al declararse gay o 'salir del clóset', expresando mensajes poderosos sobre el amor incondicional y la aceptación de las personas LGBTQ como parte de las familias Latinas.
SPRC Resource – Suicide Prevention among LGBT Youth (Toolkit)
This free toolkit is available for download by clicking on the link above. Included in this program are a PowerPoint presentation, leader’s guide, and handouts. This toolkit is designed for staff who work with youth in any setting.
NASP Gender Inclusive Schools
This resource from the National Association of School Psychologists provides information on counseling and supporting students and families.
SAMHSA Resource – A Practitioner’s Resource Guide: Helping Families to Support their LGBT Children
This resource from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration offers information to help practitioners in schools and community agencies assist families and caregivers to support their LGBT children.
Teaching Tolerance Best Practices: Creating an LGBT-inclusive School Climate
The Teaching Tolerance website has training and resources to address peer leadership and inclusion on school campuses.
CDC LGBTQ Heatlh
The CDC LGBTQ Health section has many resources to help administrators, teachers, and school mental health staff support LGBTQ students.
NAMI LGBTQ Resources
This website has LGBTQ community information on stigma, suicide, substance abuse and mental health services.
Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG)
PFLAG is a national nonprofit organization whose members and supporters have affiliates throughout the United States.