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.
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 LGBTQ+ 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 LGBTQ+ children.
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.
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is a leading national organization providing crisis intervention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth under 25.
Welcomingschools.org is a professional development program providing training and resources to elementary school educators to embrace all families, create LGBTQ+ and gender inclusive schools, prevent bias-based bullying, and support transgender and non-binary students.