Additional State-based specific services:
Support for all aspects of LGBTI health – Check acon.org.au or freecall 1800 063 060.
LGBT counselling and support. Call 1800 184 527 between 3pm-midnight or chat and order resources via qlife.org.au
Suicide and crisis prevention hotline – call 135 247 from within Australia or check thesamaritans.org.au
Mental health support and mentoring for LGBTI youth: minus18.org.au
Lifeline Suicide prevention and crisis support for all Australians: lifeline.org.au
Call free on 13 11 14 from within Australia.
Suicide Call Back Service
Not specifically LGBTI, but LGBTI-friendly: Call 1300 659 467 if out of hours and in need.
LGBTI counselling and support in New South Wales twenty10.org.au
Call: 02 8594 9555.
Victoria AIDS Council
Comprehensive information on all matters of sexual health for LGBTI communities: vac.org.au
QLife LGBTQ+ support helpline: 1800 184 527
Headspace national youth mental health service: 1800 650 890
Lisa O’Connor, Registered Psychologist
MSc Occ Psych, Post Grad Dip Psych, Grad Dip Psych, BVA
Psych Studio 1, M: 0402 249404, firstname.lastname@example.org
CVV Suicide Hotline
Call 141 from within Brazil – operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Operated by Centro de Valorização da Vida cvv.org.br (Facebook CVV141)
LGBT Youthline: 1-800-268-9688 or text 647-694-4275
Trans Lifeline peer support service: 1-877-330-6366
PFLAG LGBTQ+ peer-to-peer support: 1-888-530-6777
Call toll free on 1-800-268-9688 or text 647-694-4275 – and check youthline.ca
Helping LGBTI people, the questioning and their families. Call toll-free on 1-888-530-6777 or check pflagcanada.ca for resources.
For transgender people in a crisis, whether struggling with gender identity or thoughts of self-harm. Call 877-330-6366 within Canada. Translifeline.org
Beijing Suicide Research and Prevention Center
Beijing psychological assistance hotline – 座机用户请拨 (landline users call) 800-810-1117
手机用户请拨 (cell phone users) 010-82951332. www.crisis.org.cn
China women and children psychological counseling hotline
4006012338 中国妇女儿童心理咨询热线 114best.com/tel/12338
Beijing LGBT Centre: www.bjlgbtcenter.org.cn
Psychological Helpline for LGBTQI+ people, their families & educators
‘11528-By Your Side’ offers psychological support to LGBTQI people, family, educational community and any individual who wonders and looking for scientific answers, about sexual orientation and gender identity. Staff speak English, French, Spanish and Greek. ‘11528-By Your Side’ helpline operates Monday to Friday from 11:00 to 21:00 (except public holidays) www.11528.gr
iCALL Helpline for professional, free and LGBTQ-friendly mental health counseling: 9152987821
Queerythm helpline for LGBTIQ community: +91 9747811406
Naz Foundation for Lesbian and Women Sexuality Support: +91 11 41325042 or +91 11 40793157/58
Or search LGBTQ India Helplines for regional numbers
Community Health Care Clinic in Kuala Lumpur: 2-1, Jalan Haji Salleh, Sentul, Kuala Lumpur. Tel: 03-4051 3611 or Whatsapp: 011-2143 4572 to make an appointment; or 03-4044 4611 for any further enquiries and telephone counselling. ptfmalyasia.org
A charity helping marginalized communities in Malaysia, including trans and those at risk of HIV. Number 69, Jln Tiong Nam, 50350 KL (Kuala Lumpur). Phone: 03 2697 0655. seedfoundation.com.my
OUTLine NZ: 0800 688 5463 (OUTLINE)
OUTLine: Call 0800 688 5463 10am to 9pm weekdays, 6pm – 9pm weekends. ‘Our volunteers welcome your call to discuss topics around sexuality, gender identity and diverse sex characteristics.’ Website: outline.org.nz
Emergency advice and support – 8-800-555-73-74 and lgbtnet.org
Rainbow House Hotline Russia LGBT Network
Call free within Russia on 8-800-555-08-68. Offering support, legal advice and counselling. радужныйдом.рф
Triangle Project helpline: 021 712 6699
Helping LGBTI communities for over 21 years. You can access the helpline Monday-Friday during office hours by dialing 0860 OUT OUT (0860 688 688). Reverse charge calls are accepted. out.org.za
See the Invisible Helpline
See the Invisible (seetheinvisible.ug) is a campaign to highlight mental health issues. It includes a helpline for those dealing with depression and other mental health issues, run in conjunction with SMUG (Sexual Minorities Uganda): 0312 319 310
Sexual Minorities Uganda – sexualminoritiesuganda.com: 0392 174 432.
Drug and alcohol advice for LGBTI communities – call 020 7833 1674 during office hours. LondonFriend.org.uk
Long-running service operated by the NSPCC for anyone under 18 wishing to discuss any issues or problems. Call free from within UK on 0800 1111. childline.org.uk
Anti-violence LGBT charity Galop runs the National LGBT Domestic Abuse Helpline – 0800 999 5428.
UK’s longest running advice and support switchboard for LGBT people. Call free from within the UK on 0300-330 0630 or check switchboard.lgbt
Social and support groups for LGBTI people: londonfriend.org.uk
Excellent resource and support for young people questioning their gender identity or seeking support with trans issues. Call 0344 334 0550, email email@example.com or check mermaidsuk.org.uk
Notts LGBT+ Network
Staffed Mon-Fri 7-9.15pm. Call 0115 9348485 or text 07481 344040. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. www.nottslgbt.com
Call 116 123 from within UK or Republic of Ireland or email email@example.com
https://www.connect-centre.org.uk/counselling, offer to all faiths and paths and have counsellors including specialist in the LGBTQIA+ community.
(Kagyu Mahayana Tradition)
(c/o Kesley Cage, he offers remote therapy to the LGBTQIA+ community UNHCR,in the DMC as well as many other heart gestures to the global sangha.
USA & International
The Trevor Project
Providing confidential support for LGBTQ youth in crisis, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone service available 24/7/365.
Confidential online instant messaging with a Trevor counselor, available 24/7.
Access through a computer.
Text START to 678-678
Confidential text messaging with a Trevor counselor, available 24/7/365.
Standard messaging rates may apply.
SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline
Talk and be heard at the SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline. Connects LGBT older people with friendly responders. For LGBT elders and caretakers.
Confidential support and crisis response, available 24/7.
A 24/7 hotline available in the U.S. and Canada staffed by transgender people for transgender people.
1-877-565-8860 (United States)
Confidential, 24/7 crisis support.
The AsylumConnect catalog is the first online resource database for LGBTI asylum seekers in the US. The catalog helps LGBTI asylum seekers find safe resources during the U.S. asylum process. Nonprofits and immigration attorneys also use the catalog to find safe resource referrals for their LGBTI clients. Check their catalogue.
Call 1-888-843-4564 or check glbthotline.org for online chat and other hotline numbers.
A resource and social service referral line for LGBTQ Jews, their families, and allies. 855-JQI-HLPS (855-574-4577) – Helpline@JQInternational.org. Website: jqinternational.org
The Trevor Project
Crisis intervention and suicide prevention: thetrevorproject.org – 1-866-488-7386
National Suicide Prevention Helpline
Offers advice and support to anyone feeling suicidal, for families or loved ones. 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
For transgender people in a crisis, from struggling with gender identity to thoughts of self-harm. Call 877-565-8860 from within the US. Translifeline.org
The Gay & Lesbian Switchboard of New York
Long-running helpline providing peer support and information: 212-989-0999
Fenway Health Helpline
Information, help, and referrals to LGBTI callers (25+): 617-267-9001 or toll-free 888-340-452 – fenwayhealth.org. Under 25s can call 617-267-2535 or toll-free on 800-399-PEER. Fenway Health is based in Boston, Massachusetts.
SAGE – LGBT Elder Hotline
Peer-to-peer support for LGBT elders – 1-888-234-SAGE. sageusa.org
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