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PrideLine Durham provides emotional support, crisis intervention, and community referral information specific to the concerns and issues of the LGBTQ community in Durham Region. If you are struggling with your sexuality or gender identity, PrideLine can help.
Call PrideLine at 1-855-87 PRIDE (77433)
Trans Lifeline is a wonderful resource. Not only do they have a hotline you can call between 10 am-4 am, but they also have a micro-grant program to help people in need fund their identity-affirming name changes.
Call Trans Lifeline at 1-877-330-6366
Click HERE to visit their website
LGBTYouthline is another amazing resource with tons of ways to receive support - through online chat, texting, or calling them. Services available between 4:00-9:30 PM Sunday-Friday.
Text LGBTYouthline at (647) 694-4275
Call LGBTYouthline at 1-800-268-9688
(Services also available through TTY: (416) 962-0777 )
Livechat online with their volunteers
Feeling bad? It's okay - everyone feels like this sometimes. However, if your mental health is negatively impacting your life, it may be time to get help. Call The Helpline - their specially trained volunteers can help you through anything. This amazing service is available 24/7, 365 days a year.
Call The Helpline at (905) 430-2522 or toll-free at 1-800-452-0688
Smoking rates among LGBTQ+ communities are 2-3 times higher than the general population. Leave The Pack Behind is an Ontario-based, government funded program offers 8 weeks of free patches or gum and has tons of information about how to quit smoking for good!
Struggling with addiction? You're not alone. The LGBTQ+ community struggles with substance use and abuse at a higher rate than the general population. But do not give up hope - help is out there! You can recover, and there are a lot of resources out there.