National Suicide Hotline


Crisis Text Line


National Runaway Safeline

1-800-RUNAWAY or

The Trevor Project

Trevor Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386

Crisis Intervention and suicide prevention


Online instant messaging with a Trevor Counselor

TrevorText: START to 678678

Text messaging with a Trevor Counselor


Affirming international community for LGBTQ young people ages 13-24

Remote Support for LGBTQ Youth

Gender Spectrum Lounge:

Global online community for gender-expansive teens, their families, and support professionals

Q Chat Space:

Bully-free online community of LGBTQ teens


The LGBT National Help Center:


Talkline and weekly chatrooms for youth

The Trevor Project: See above

Trans Lifeline: 1-877-565-8860 

Peer support service run by trans people

Resources for Families

Helping Families Support Their LGBT Children:

The Trevor Project:

Tips for Parents of LGBTQ Youth

Movement Advancement Project

Facebook Support Group for Parents

Human Rights Campaign - 

State Maps of Laws & Policies

LGBT Guild

Kansas City Anti-Violence Project

Kansas City Center for Inclusion

PFLAG Kansas City

Transgender Medicine

KU Gender Clinic

Gender Pathways at Children's Mercy

Planned Parenthood LGBT Services

Gender Marker Change

National Center for Transgender Equality

Kansas Legal Services


SAMHSA Helpline

(for treatment referral and information for mental health and substance abuse - available in Spanish and English)


National Institute of Mental Health

Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART)

SYMBIS (Save Your Marriage Before It Starts)

Domestic Violence Shelters


Hope House

Rose Brooks

New House Shelter

Alcoholics Anonymous KC Area

Narcotics Anonymous KC Area

Overeaters Anonymous KC Area

Eating Disorder Treatment

ED Care Kansas City

McCallum Place

Thalia House

Reporting Child Abuse

Kansas: 1-800-922-5330

Missouri: 1-800-392-3738

Rape Crisis Line

Kansas: 913-642-0233

Missouri: 816-531-0233

Teen Dating Abuse Resource

Text LOVE IS to 22522 or chat at

Recommended Phone Applications



Grateful: A Gratitude Journal


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