Community Resources: mentalhealth

Fenway Health Institute

The Fenway Institute is an interdisciplinary center for research, training, education, and policy development, focusing on national and international health issues.  Our mission is to ensure access to quality, culturally competent medical and mental health care for traditionally underserved communities, including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and those affected by HIV/AIDS.

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Tags: lgbt, health, mental health, hiv/aids

Gender Youth Group

We meet the first Wednesday of every month at The SPOT in the Central West End in St. Louis. If you are youth (13-24) and are self-identified as transgender or gender variant or you wonder if you might be, say so in your request to join and you will be welcomed.

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Tags: gender, social, st louis, support, trans, transgender, youth, questioning, mental health

The  Leadership through Education & Advocacy for the Deaf, offers Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Programs, Drug and Alcohol Programs, HIV/Aids Awareness Programs, Training and Education for all of these programs and a 24 hour Crisis Line, all under one roof.

800-380-3323 or 573-445-5059

Tags: crisis line, deaf, mental health, midmissouri, people with disabilities, support, antiviolence, domestic violence, sexual assault, drugs, alcohol, hiv/aids

Life Crisis Hotline

Life Crisis provides a 24-hour-a-day crisis and suicide intervention hotline (314-647-4357), a weekly support group for those who have lost someone to suicide (314-647-3100).

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The Mid-Missouri Crisis Line is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential crisis hotline number provided to Mid-Missouri residents in a 20 county area.

573-445-5035

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National Alliance on Mental Health - KC

NAMI-KC is the only organization which specifically supports the mentally ill and the family members of the mentally ill throughout the greater Kansas City area. NAMI-KC serves as an information center, including referrals on services needed. We provide educational seminars and reference materials related to mental illness.

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Tags: get involved, kansas city, mental health, resources, western missouri, support, families, education

Peer Listening Line

You can receive help, information, referrals, and support for a range of issues without being judged or rushed into any decision you are not prepared to make. Talk to our trained volunteers about safer sex, coming out, where to find gay-friendly establishments, HIV and AIDS, depression, suicide, and anti-gay/lesbian harassment and violence. No matter what is on your mind, we are here to encourage and ensure you that you are not alone.

617.267.9001  Toll-free: 800.399.PEER

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Tags: bullying, crisis line, lgbt, national, support, youth, crisis, suicide, education, mental health, HIV/AIDS, coming out

The Guild

The Guild serves to educate both consumers and providers about what to look for when seeking LGBT-Affirming healthcare.

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Tags: kansas city, lgbt, mental health, resources, support, safe providers, health care, health, western missouri

The SPOT

Youth partnering with community for social justice and health represents the vision for The SPOT. True to this vision, The SPOT welcomes ALL youth (13-24) and responds to their particular needs through a comprehensive model of health and social services.

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Tags: advocacy, bullying, get involved, get tested, health, mental health, resources, st louis, support, youth, healthcare