Black Queer/LGBTQ+

  • Trans Lifeline: (877-565-8860) The first transgender suicide hotline 


  • National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network: A healing justice organization committed to transforming mental health for queer and trans people of color. The healing resources are rooted in social justice and liberation to recover from trauma, violence, and systemic oppression.


  • BlackLine: 24/7 Hotline that helps  Black LGBTQ+ femmes through crisis, abuse, and mistreatment, once call at a time 


  • Therapy for Queer People of Color: A mental health network based in Atlanta, Georgia that aims to increase access to quality and inclusive mental healthcare for queer and trans folsk of color through empowerment and education. They also offer a directory for therapists who work specifically with queer people of color. 


  • LGBT National Youth Talkline: (1-800-246-7743) The Talkline is open daily, with trained peer counselors ready to talk about mental health, dating, coming out, sexual health, or anything you need. They also maintain an LGBT youth resource center, where you can connect to support in your area.
  • Online Therapy Resources for the LGBTQ+ community: provides connections to multiple types of therapies in an accessible, online setting. In addition, they host a variety of resources that are accessible 24/7.


Never be afraid to seek help. It’s okay not to be okay. 

Duke CAPS staff provides services for student groups, particularly programs supportive of at-risk populations, on a wide range of issues impacting them in various aspects of campus life.