Having a strong feeling of community and connectedness has been shown as a key protective factor in preventing suicide. Outreach program aims to engage in activities and community initiatives to promote LGBTQ+ awareness, inclusion, and support. Our work includes an LGBTQ+ workgroup for creating safe spaces, inclusivity trainings, supporting local LGBTQ+ programs and events, engaging schools to support GSAs, and more.
This is a 75-minute training that focuses on the basics of the LGBTQ+ community. This training includes information about different identities, the importance of language and labels, and how to be a better ally. If you’re curious about LGBTQ+ topics, have some questions that you’ve always wanted to ask, or wish to learn what all the letters mean, this training is for you.
This is a 75-minute training that provides attendees with concrete steps and actions that you can take to prevent LGBTQ+ youth suicide. This training focuses on how to have conversations about LGBTQ+ topics, practices for creating validating spaces for LGBTQ+ youth, and how to respond when someone comes out to you. This is a vital training to prevent LGBTQ+ youth suicide, and we request receiving a QPR training alongside this training.
The Alliance for Suicide Prevention is not a crisis hotline– if you are in immediate need, call 1-800-273-8255.
If you or someone you know is having a mental health crisis, call or text Crisis Support 988.
We work with organizations to provide prevention training.