Resources

 National

The Trevor Project:  http://www.thetrevorproject.org

GLSEN  https://www.glsen.org/

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention:  https://afsp.org/


Other helpful sites/articles --

Rutgers University:


New York State Dept of  Health: 
 


ONLINE - INTERNET SAFETY: 

THIS SITE OFFERS CRITICAL INFORMATION ON PROTECTING YOUR CHILDREN ONLINE!!! eVERY PARENT AND PERSON WORKING WITH YOUTH NEEDS TO READ THIS!!! **************

VPN MEntor - The Ultimate Parent Guide for Protecting your child on the Internet:
 



LGBTQIA specific and friendly Alcohol abuse/addiction and recovery centers/programs:







Utah 

Hope4Utah:  https://hope4utah.com/

NAMI Utah:  https://namiut.org/

Utah Suicide Prevention Coalition:   https://utahsuicideprevention.org 


Equality Utah:  https: www.equalityutah.org 



FOR EXCELLENT RESOURCES FOR SUPPORTING LGBTQIA YOUTH:

Utah Domestic Violence Coalition:  https://www.udvc.org/

Link to a couple of their very helpful articles:

UDVC - LGBTQ top ten.pdf 
UDVC - How to be an ally handout.pdf
CDC LGBTQ SA-DA rates.pdf




Mama Dragons:  http://mamadragons.org/
    *If your child is suicidal - get  help immediately!*

 If you are unsure what to do, call for help:
 

 Trevor Project hotline:
866-488-7386

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
800-273-8255

 OR go to the Emergency Room!

 If you are an LGBTQIA youth and thinking about suicide -- this link connects you with a  phone number or a live chat with people who are trained and who understand:


  https://www.thetrevorproject.org/get-help-    now/

 When Times are dark and you feel no end to it - PLEASE!!! PLEASE!! PLease remember...

You are important!
You are valued!
You are LOVED
Your Voice is NEEDED!!! 

~~ Please call for help~ you have no idea the devastation you will cause those who love you if you do not. CALL FOR HELP!!!!


The Trevor Project website offers valuable   resources and information.
https://www.thetrevorproject.org/#sm.0001gptnqp6tzdi6xmy241ybe3c10

More Coming soon - links for:


  • Screen Reduction Time - articles and resources for this critical place you can do something. 
  • Protecting your children  - filters, predators and the dark web
  • Modeling Kindness - the importance of what you teach
  • Resources for self-harming and suicidal youth and their parents
  • Helpful book lists and websites links for parents and youth
  • Blog and podcasts of my journey to find that place where basic human rights are respected and the well-being of ALL children and adults is important and valued. I will be offering comparisons of states I visit.