Turning Point Community Programs is committed to an inclusive environment within our agency and the community at large. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning, and All Other (LGBTQ+) individuals in our community should have access to Mental Health resources that we and other organizations provide.
It’s Pride Month! — A month dedicated specifically to supporting our LGBTQ+ staff, clients, and community, while reaffirming our commitment to health equity for all LGBTQ+ persons. To help you do that, we compiled some resources and learning opportunities below. Join us as we work to ensure all people have equal access to treatment that reflects the rich diversity of their communities.
The Sacramento LGBT Community Center is a community based organization that works to create a region where LGBTQ+ people thrive. The Center offers resources such as health services, counseling services, recovery support, legal support, employment support, and so much more!
Please visit their website, or even their physical location to learn more about them and the work they do in the community here! https://saccenter.org/
The Trevor Project is an organization that provides 24/7 support to LGBTQ+ youth and adults via phone call, text, or chat. They also offer a multitude of mental health support services.
Please visit their website to learn more about them and the work they do here! https://www.thetrevorproject.org/resources/article/resources-for-mental-health-support/
The National Council for Mental Wellbeing is a membership organization that drives policy and social change on behalf of mental health and substance use treatment organizations and the more than 10 million children, adults and families they serve. They advocate for policies to ensure equitable access to high-quality services. For Pride Month, they have compiled a list of resources for the LGBTQ+ community.
Please visit their website to learn more about them, the LGBTQ+ community in general, and the work that they do here! https://www.thenationalcouncil.org/pride-month/#