LGBT Rights

Transgender Suicide Prevention Resources

01.06.15

An alarming 41 percent of transgender people attempt suicide at some point in their lives.  Below are resources available to transgender people who may be experiencing crisis or seeking support.

 

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is a national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13 to 24.

The Trevor Lifeline is available 24/7 at 1-866-488-7386.

More resources can be found at The Trevor Project website.

 

The Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline is a volunteer hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. This line is for transgender people experiencing a crisis, including people who may be struggling with their gender identity and are not sure that they are transgender. Volunteers also provides general support and referral to community resources.

Call 1-877-565-8860.

Hours available on the Trans Lifeline website.

 

Heartland Trans* Wellness Group

Heartland Trans* Wellness Group is dedicated to the development of physical, emotional, and social wellness resources for trans* populations and their related communities in the Midwestern United States of America.

Heartland Trans* Wellness Group will provide educational and organizational resources to support and facilitate the development of community lead initiatives aimed at trans community service and wellness through activism, advocacy, community-building, and education.

Learn more about the Heartland Trans* Wellness Group.

 

TransOhio 

TransOhio serves the Ohio transgender and ally communities by providing services, education, support and advocacy which promotes and improves the health, safety and life experience of the Ohio transgender individual and community.

For more information about the TransOhio services, groups and events, please visit TransOhio online.

 

I Am: Trans People Speak 

I Am: Trans People Speak is a project to raise awareness about the diversity that exists within transgender communities. It gives a voice to transgender individuals, as well as their families, friends, and allies.

Find stories of resilience at I Am: Trans People Speak.

 

Additional resources for transgender people, their parents and allies are available on the TransOhio blog.