Holiday Survival Guide

Holiday Survival Guide

The holiday season can be a challenging time for many people. If you’re feeling isolated or alone during the holidays, know that you’re not alone. Here are some tips on how to cope and find support during this time. 1. Connect with other LGBTQ+ folks: Reach out and look for holiday events or gatherings you … Read more

Suicide Prevention & LGBTQ+ Youth in Delaware

Stephanie Traynor, Delaware Division of Services for Children, Youth, and their Families

LGBTQ+ Community organizations recently had the opportunity to meet with Ashley Dawson from the Department of Services for Children Youth and their Families (DSCYF) to discuss suicide prevention efforts and LGBGTQ+ Youth. Anita Smulyan (representing PFLAG Rehoboth Beach), Jim Bianchetti (representing PFLAG Wilmington) and David Mariner (representing Sussex Pride) learned more about the statewide youth … Read more

Lewes Author Donates Royalties from New Novel to Prevent Youth Suicide

Dana Rayvn - The Suicide Switch

Lewes author Dana Ravyn has a new novel, and she’s donating all her 2023 royalties to The Trevor Project, theleading suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender,queer, and questioning) young people. According to Ravyn, “Suicide among LGBTQ kids is a tragic problem across the US, and Delaware is no different.”The … Read more

Online Support for LGBTQ+ Youth supports LGBTQ+ Youth

imi is a free, digital, science-backed mental health web tool for queer teens to learn coping skills, hear stories from real LGBTQ+ teens, and explore resources that affirm queer identities and boost mental health. imi was developed by by Hopelab in partnership with CenterLink, the It Gets Better Project, and hundreds of LGBTQ+ young people. … Read more

Born this Way Foundation Supports Sussex Pride & Launches New Mental Health Tool

Born this Way Foundation

Sussex Pride is one of many organizations that will be receiving a grant from the Born This Way Foundation. Born This Way Foundation leverages innovative programming and partnerships to model, convene, and support healthy conversations about mental wellness, to connect youth with resources and services that support their mental health – online and offline, and … Read more

Mental and Behavioral Healthcare is Top LGBTQ Healthcare Need

LGBTQ Mental Health

Mental and behavioral health in LGBTQ+ communities is the top issue in LGBTQ healthcare, according to the National Coalition for LGBTQ Health’s Inaugural State of LGBTQ Health™ National Survey, a first-of-its-kind nationwide survey of LGBTQ-serving healthcare providers. The Coalition today, during LGBTQ Pride Month, released a comprehensive report detailing the survey findings. “The survey findings are especially … Read more