LGBT+ Suicide Prevention Resources

LGBT+ Suicide Awareness

 

·         30% of suicides are LGBT related  –U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

·         LGB youth seriously contemplate suicide at almost three times the rate of heterosexual youth. –U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

·         LGBQ young people are more than twice as likely to feel suicidal, and over four times as likely to attempt suicide, compared to heterosexual youth.

·         1 in 5 transgender youth has made a suicide attempt. –The Report of the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey

·         40% of transgender adults have attempted suicide during their lifetime, compared to less than 5% of the US population as a whole. –The Report of the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey

·         34% of transgender people attempt suicide. –Family Acceptance Project

          Over 40% of bisexual people consider suicide. . –Family Acceptance Project

 

LGBT+ Suicide Prevention Resources

·         The Trevor Project

Crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for LGBTQ youth and young adults

The Trevor Lifeline (Available 24/7): 866.488.7386

·         The LGBT National Hotline

Peer-support and local resources for all ages

888.843.4564

·         Trans Lifeline

Support for transgender people, by transgender people

877.565.8860

·         New Mexico Crisis and Access Line

1.855.NMCRISIS(662.7474)

·         SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline

Peer-support and local resources for older adults

888.234.SAGE

·         National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

800.273.TALK(8255)

·         Text TALK to 741741

Text with a trained counselor from the Crisis Text Line for free, 24/7

 

Resources for LGBTQ+ People & Allies

·         You Matter: How To Be A Straight Ally

https://youmatter.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

·         The Trevor Project

https://www.thetrevorproject.org

·         It Gets Better Project: Hope For LGBT Youth

https://itgetsbetter.org