National Suicide Hotline

1-800-273-8255

Crisis Text Line

741-741

National Runaway Safeline

1-800-RUNAWAY or 1800runaway.org

The Trevor Project

Trevor Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386

Crisis Intervention and suicide prevention

TrevorChat: http://trevorproject.org/get-help-now/

Online instant messaging with a Trevor Counselor

TrevorText: START to 678678

Text messaging with a Trevor Counselor

TrevorSpace: https://www.trevorspace.org/

Affirming international community for LGBTQ young people ages 13-24

Remote Support for LGBTQ Youth

Gender Spectrum Lounge:  

https://lounge.genderspectrum.org/

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

Q Chat Space: www.qchatspace.org

Bully-free online community of LGBTQ teens 

The LGBT National Help Center:

1-800-246-7743

https://www.glbthotline.org/youthchatrooms.html

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:  

https://nccc.georgetown.edu/documents/LGBT_Brief.pdf

The Trevor Project: https://www.thetrevorproject.org/trvr_support_center/family-friends/

Tips for Parents of LGBTQ Youth

https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/wellness-and-prevention/tips-for-parents-of-lgbtq-youth

Movement Advancement Project

https://www.lgbtmap.org/advancing-acceptance-for-parents

Facebook Support Group for Parents

https://www.facebook.com/groups/Serendipitydodah/

Human Rights Campaign - 

State Maps of Laws & Policies

https://www.hrc.org/state-maps

LGBT Guild

https://lgbtguild.com

Human Rights Campaign - 

State Maps of Laws & Policies

https://www.hrc.org/state-maps

Kansas City Center for Inclusion

https://www.inclusivekc.org/resources/resources-get-connected

PFLAG Kansas City

http://pflagkc.org/

Transgender Medicine

KU Gender Clinic

https://www.kansashealthsystem.com/care/specialties/transgender-medicine

Gender Pathways at Children's Mercy

https://www.childrensmercy.org/departments-and-clinics/endocrinology/gender-pathway-services/

Planned Parenthood LGBT Services

https://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/sexual-orientation-gender/trans-and-gender-nonconforming-identities/what-do-i-need-know-about-trans-health-care

Gender Marker Change

National Center for Transgender Equality

https://transequality.org/documents/

Kansas Legal Services

https://www.kansaslegalservices.org/node/2285/all-about-making-gender-marker-change-kansas

 

SAMHSA Helpline

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

1-800-662-4357

National Institute of Mental Health

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART)

https://www.acceleratedresolutiontherapy.com

SYMBIS (Save Your Marriage Before It Starts)

https://www.symbis.com/

Domestic Violence Shelters

Safehome

http://www.safehome-ks.org/

Hope House

http://www.hopehouse.net/

Rose Brooks

https://www.rosebrooks.org/

New House Shelter

https://www.newhouseshelter.org/

Alcoholics Anonymous KC Area

https://kc-aa.org/

Narcotics Anonymous KC Area

https://www.kansascityna.org/

Overeaters Anyonmous KC Area

http://www.kansascityoa.org/

Eating Disorder Treatment

ED Care Kansas City

https://eatingdisorder.care/kansas-city-ks/

McCallum Place

https://www.mccallumplace.com/about/locations/kansas-city/

Thalia House

https://www.thaliahouse.com/

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 www.loveisrespect.org

Recommended Phone Applications

MyLife

7 Cups

Grateful: A Gratitude Journal

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