Saving a Life
If an individual you know discovers s/he is lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, and is exhibiting self-destructive behavior,
Don’t hesitate. Contact:
The Trevor Project: The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. It operates the only nationwide, around-the-clock crisis and suicide prevention helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.
Trevor Helpline: 1-866-488-7386
Suicide.org: Suicide Prevention, Awareness, and Support.
For a full list of suicide hotlines in the and out of the United States, click here.
Trans Lifeline:Trans Lifeline is a non-profit dedicated to the well being of transgender people. They run a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs members of the community might have.
Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: More than 150 crisis centers currently participate in the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline network. Each center receives calls from designated areas of the country, creating a nationwide coverage area. Calls to 1-800-273-TALK are routed to the closest available crisis center.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)
Crisis Text Line: Text ‘HOME’ to 741741 from anywhere in the US, any time, about any type of crisis.
Resources for students:
Suicide Prevention in College
Guide to Suicide Prevention for Students and Parents
Building Social Support Through School
Balancing Student Stress Guide
Mental Health Guidebook for Students