You are loved, safe, and celebrated in Massachusetts exactly as you are – and you are not alone.
- This page, LGBTQ+ Mental Health Resources, is offered by
- Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll
- Executive Office of Health and Human Services
LGBTQ+ Mental Health Resources
Massachusetts has a strong network of mental health resources. Anyone struggling with their mental health or substance use disorder can access crisis care through any of Massachusetts Community Behavioral Health Centers, no insurance needed.
The Behavioral Health Help Line is open 24/7, including holidays. Call or text (833) 773-2445 or visit masshelpline.com to speak with a trained staff member and get directly connected to treatment or support.
Seeking support for your mental health needs can be a challenge – both emotionally and logistically – but Massachusetts is home to countless providers who are ready and willing to help.
The organizations below offer assistance finding LGBTQ-friendly therapists and/or accessible short-term therapy resources for those in need of immediate support.
Substance Use Resources
LGBTQ+ individuals are uniquely at risk for substance use disorder. If you are concerned about your substance use habits (or worried about a loved one) check out the resources below.
National LGBTQ+ Help Lines
If you’re struggling with your mental health, connect with judgement-free emotional support through one of the hotlines below.
- American Bar Transgender Resources
- Bisexual Resource Center Boston-Area Groups
- BAGLY Peer Mental Wellness
- BAGLY Narrative Art
- Boston Children’s Hospital: Boston HIV Adolescent Provider and Peer Education Network for Services (HAPPENS)
- Fenway Health Support for Non-transgender Partners of Transgender People
- Fenway Health Trans, Nonbinary, Gender Diverse, and Questioning Peer Support Groups
- Fireweed Collective: QTBIPOC (Queer and Trans Black, Indigenous, People of Color ) Support Space
- Southeast Recovery Learning Community: Young Adult LGBTQ+ Support Group
- Cambridge Women's