If you are experiencing overwhelming distress, are at risk of hurting yourself or someone else, please contact one of the helplines listed below for de-escalation support, along with reaching out to a trusted friend or family member.

*If you feel you are a threat to your safety and are unable to change your state of mind, immediately admit yourself to the nearest hospital with a psychiatric department. 

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Distress Support Lines

​Here are some helplines with volunteers trained to offer crisis care. Please note that I cannot guarantee the response or quality of care offered by the helplines listed here.

Helplines that specialize in care for LGBTQIA+ folks:

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Tools & Apps

Click to download a free PDF file of crisis support products by Interior Gardening:

You can find various lists of apps for mental wellbeing and distress support in the links below:


Credible Sources of Information

Here are some websites with reliable information about Mental Health, Psychology, Therapy, and Intersectionality:

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Therapist Directories

Here are some databases you can refer to for therapists that may be more suited to your specific needs or budget. Please use your own discretion in choosing a qualified professional for your mental health care.