Online and Mobile Resource List
Online Groups and Communities for Support
Trevor Space, part of the Trevor Project, is an affirming international community for LGBTQ young people ages 13-24.
Free 24/7 chat and online community groups. Have forums and online support groups for LGBTQ+ teens and adults. Also have forums and groups covering various mental health issues (depression, anxiety, etc.)
GLSEN of Cincinnati Facebook Page
GLSEN of Greater Cincinnati Youth Group Facebook Page
LGBT National Help Center
Offering a peer support talk line for teens and adults. Also offer a moderated weekly youth chatroom.
Gender Spectrum helps to create gender sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens. Online groups for children, teens, and family members. Educational resources for parents and caregivers.
Talk, Text, and Chat Resources
Trans lifeline is a grassroots hotline and microgrants non-profit organization offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis – for the trans community, by the trans community. Hotline is 24/7. May also be able to provide financial assistance for legal name change or gender marker change.
The Trevor Project
The Trevor project offers accredited lifesaving, life-affirming programs and services to LGBTQ youth that create safe, accepting and inclusive environments over the phone, online and through text.
Trevor Lifeline – The only national 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention lifeline for LGBTQ young people under 25, available at 1-866-488-7386
TrevorChat – A free, confidential, secure instant messaging service for LGBTQ youth that provides live help from trained volunteer counselors, open daily.
TrevorText – A free, confidential secure service in which LGBTQ young people can text a trained Trevor counselor for support and crisis intervention, available daily by texting START to 678678
Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741
Free 24/7 Support.
LGBT National Youth Talk-line
The LGBT National Youth talk-line provides telephone, online private one-to-one chat, and email peer-support, as well as information and resources.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Skilled, trained counselors available 24/7. Information about local mental health services
free app designed to help plan for what to do if a mental health crisis arises.
Emergency and Crisis Information
911 – Emergency Services
24/7 - Any location
Cincinnati Children’s Psychiatric Intake Response Team (PIRC)
24/7 - Evaluation and triage for youth
Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES)
24/7 - Hamilton County Residents 18+
In-patient treatment and mental health evaluations
Hamilton County Mobile Crisis Team
8am-12am M-F, 11:30am-7:30pm Sat, Sun
Phone triage, crisis stabilization, assessment, mobile response
Butler County Mobile Crisis
Clermont County Mobile Crisis
Operated through Child Focus
24/7 phone triage and crisis stabilization
Montgomery County Mobile Crisis
Service offered through TCN Behavioral health
24/7 phone triage, crisis stabilization
Warren/Clinton County Mobile Crisis
24/7 phone triage, mobile response, and crisis stabilization
Mental Health Access Point (SW Ohio)
24/7 Crisis stabilization, triage, and connection to services
Northern KY Crisis Line (NorthKey)
24/7 phone triage, crisis assessment, brief treatment.