Club Q Shooting: Mental Health Support

We are absolutely devastated by the horrendous act of violence at Club Q in Colorado Springs.  We join friends, family members, and the LGBGQ community in Colorado Springs in mourning the loss of five loved ones today.

Everyone’s reactions to incidents like this can be different.  Whether you were directly impacted or not, we know this can be a difficult time for many folks in the LGBTQ Community, and it is important to know that help is availble.   Please utilize the hotlines and resources outlined below, and if you need help being connected to an LGBTQ+ affirming therapist in Sussex County, please reach out and let us know.

If you know a resource we should add to this list, please post in the comments below:

LGBTQ crisis hotlines

The Trevor Project
Providing confidential support for LGBTQ youth in crisis, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone service available 24/7/365.

Confidential online instant messaging with a Trevor counselor, available 24/7.
Access through a computer.

Text START to 678-678
Confidential text messaging with a Trevor counselor, available 24/7/365.
Standard messaging rates may apply.

SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline
Talk and be heard at the SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline. Connects LGBT older people with friendly responders. For LGBT elders and caretakers.
1-877-360-LGBT (5428)
Confidential support and crisis response, available 24/7.

Trans Lifeline
A 24/7 hotline available in the U.S. and Canada staffed by transgender people for transgender people.
1-877-565-8860 (United States)
1-877-330-6366 (Canada)
Confidential, 24/7 crisis support.

Non-LGBTQ-specific crisis hotlines

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Available 24/7

Crisis Text Line
Text TALK to 741-741
Available 24/7

LGBTQ support services

Finding LGBTQ-Friendly Therapy
Information from Mental Health America (MHA) on how to find LGBTQ friendly therapy.

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