Crisis Text Line text HELLO to 741741 for free and confidential support 24 hours a day throughout the U.S.
Disaster Distress Hotline people affected by any disaster or tragedy can call this helpline, sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to receive immediate counseling.
Ok2talk.org (**TW: sensitive subjects discussed) a community where teens and young adults struggling with mental health conditions can find a safe place to talk about what they’re experiencing by sharing their personal stories of recovery, tragedy, struggle or hope. All submissions are reviewed by the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI).
TXT 4 HELP created by National Safe Place, this nationwide, 24-hour text service provides support for teens in crisis.
Youth National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24-hour, toll-free, and confidential support to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to connect with a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area. Support is available in English and Spanish and via live chat.
Campus Pride a national nonprofit organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBTQ students. The primary objective of Campus Pride is to develop necessary resources, programs and services to support LGBTQ and ally students on college campuses across the United States.
COLAGE an organization that unites people with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer parents into a network of peers and supports them as they nurture and empower each other to be skilled, self-confident, and just leaders in our collective communities.
GSA Network Gay-Straight Alliance Network (GSA Network) is a next-generation LGBTQ racial and gender justice organization that empowers and trains queer, trans and allied youth leaders to advocate, organize, and mobilize an intersectional movement for safer schools and healthier communities. Local Schools that have a GSA chapter: Pinellas or search for individual school.
Guide to College for LGBTQ students created by AffordableColleges.com, this guide is packed with information specific to LGBTQ students, including scholarship information and accessing a school’s LGBTQ community.
National Youth Advocacy Coalition a national organization seeking to strengthen the role of LGBTQ youth in the broader gay rights movement. Has blog entries aimed at teens and young adults.
Scarleteen sexuality information for teens and young adults.
The Trevor Project national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ young people. They have a 24/7 hotline for people to call for help. You can also text or chat through their website. If you need immediate help, please click the link.
Pinellas County - Schools & Referral and Resource Services
211 Cares information about and referrals to human services information.
Family Resources offers local counseling services, shelter and transitional living programs, and an array of community-based programs that assist youth in dealing with family issues, peer pressures, and other social challenges. Services offer hope while providing the education, skill building and therapeutic support that gives youth and families the tools necessary to resolve conflicts and experience successful, permanent relationships.