LGBTQ+ Mental Health Resources

The health and well-being of LGBTQ+ individuals must be a priority. The Hogg Foundation has gathered mental health support resources for the LGBTQ+ community in Texas and beyond.


If you need urgent assistance, please call 911.


If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or need a safe, judgement-free person to talk to, call the TrevorLifeline 1-866-488-7386. Someone is available 24/7/365.

The Crisis Text Line offers support through texting, text: COALITION to 741741. You can connect with a free counselor 24/7.

In the US, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Free and confidential, unless immediate emergency services are needed.

*Asterisks indicate organizations that offer or help find mental health and counseling services.

Borderland Rainbow Center*

The BRC connects LGBTQ+ people in El Paso to resources for improved physical and mental health, economic stability, legal rights, education, spiritual, and cultural enrichment.

Born this Way Foundation*

Co-founded and led by Lady Gaga and her mother, BTWF supports the mental health of young people and works with them to build a kinder and braver world.

Casa Orgullo*

Serving the Rio Grande Valley, Casa Orgullo is the first LGBTQ+ inclusive Youth Resource Center. Offers mental health and well-being sevices; peer support groups.

Coastal Bend Pride Center*

Provide a welcoming space where people can connect with peers and utilize available resources. In addition to organizing events, education and training programs.

Equality Texas

EQTX Works to secure full equality for LGBTQ+ Texans through education, community organizing, and collaboration.

Happy Hippie Foundation*

Founded by Miley Cyrus, HH provides homeless youth, LGBTQ+ youth, and other vulnerable youth populations with consistent support services to build well-being, crisis response services to meet basic immediate needs, and prevention services.

Highland Lakes Equality Center

Helps develop friendships, strengthening bonds and providing support are the priorities. Once people feel loved and accepted, they can live happier, richer, and more productive lives.

Kind Clinic

Texas-based clinic that offers gender-affirming care and free sexual health services in a safe and supportive environment regardless of race, creed, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation or ability to pay.

The Montrose Center*

Houston-based center that empowers LGBTQ+ individuals and their families—to live healthier, more fulfilling lives. Offers counseling, recovery, and substance-use services.

UTSA Sarabia Family Counseling Center*

The SFCC offers free counseling services to the community for individuals, couples, and families in San Antonio.

National Queer & Trans Therapists of Color Network

A healing justice organization committed to transforming mental health for queer and trans people of color (QTPoC).

Out Youth*

Serving Central Texas’s LGBTQ+ youth and their allies with programs and services to ensure these promising young people develop into happy, healthy, successful adults.

Panhandle Pride*

A list of community support services in the Texas panhandle.

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays

PFLAG is the first and largest organization for LGBTQ+ people, their parents and families, and allies.

Rainbow Connections ATX

Rainbow Connections ATX (RCATX) improves the quality and vitality of life for TwoSpiritLGBTQIA+ older adults by providing connections, support, and advocacy in the greater Austin area.

SAGE Advocacy & Services for LGBT Elders

A national advocacy and services organization that has been looking out for LGBTQ+ elders since 1978.

Transgender Education Network of Texas

TENT is dedicated to furthering gender-diverse equality in Texas and works to accomplish this through education and networking in both public and private forums.


A telemedicine sexual health service focused on delivering equitable and affirming sexual health and gender-affirming care across the state of Texas.

Trans Lifeline*

Offers direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis – for the trans community, by the trans community. If you need to talk, call 1-877-565-8860.

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Vivent Health*

Provides integrated medical, dental, mental health and pharmacy services, along with case management, legal, housing and food assistance to individuals living with HIV/AIDS.

The Trevor Project*

Provides 24/7 crisis support services to LGBTQ+ young people. Text, chat, or call anytime to reach a trained counselor.

Tyler Area Gays

TAG is fed and energized by selfless love and compassion, understanding that there are times when each of us may need a helping hand or a sympathetic ear.


Waterloo Counseling Center*

Austin-based counseling center that provides low-cost counseling services, accepts many major forms of insurance and is a place where everyone can receive mental health services in a culturally-affirming and accepting care.

What’s in the Mirror?

Non-Profit organization and healing justice social movement that provides mental health awareness and suicide prevention to communities of color through art, advocacy, and affirming care with a focus on women, youth, and LGBTQIA+ persons.

This list was gathered in part by The Mental Health Coalition. Download their PDF with additional LGBTQ+ mental health resources.

If you are mental health clinic or professional in Texas that services the LGBTQ+ community, and you wish to be added to this page, please email