I have found these to be insightful and helpful. As a disclaimer, as with any information, make sure it works for you and is alignment with your life and beliefs.

Click here for Alternatives to 911

Click her for Shelter in Place Self-Care Ideas


Trevor Space– 866-488-7386 Affirming international community for LGBTQ young people ages 13-24

Trans Lifeline– 877-565-8860 Trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive

Fierce Families-network of families who cherish transgender children, grandchildren, and other family members

Gender Unicorn-a tool to explore gender identity and expression as well as emotional and physical attraction.

It Gets Better-stories to inspire next generation LGBTQ+ youth
PFLAG-support, information, and resources for LGBTQ+ people, their parents and families, and allies
Gender Spectrum Lounge-for teens, parents, and professionals to connect with one another. Members form their own groups and participate in our broader online community. Meet new people and connect with friends and colleagues online.
Familia es Familia-building support among Latinx communities for acceptance of gay and lesbian family members
Many Voices-Black church movement for gay and transgender justice
Native Youth Sexual Health Network-sexual and reproductive health, rights and justice throughout the United States and Canada for Indigenous youth under age 30
National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network-healing justice organization committed to transforming mental health for queer and trans people of color 
Freed Hearts LGBTQ+-dealing with family, religious and community wounds
Freed Hearts Parents Parents of LGBTQ+ children and struggle with issues in the Christian faith

Creating Gender-Affirming Classrooms-LGBTQ+ young people learn best in places where they feel safe. Learn ways to make the classroom feel inclusive.
Basic Rights Oregon-ensuring all LGBTQ Oregonians live free from discrimination and be treated with dignity and respect


Trauma Handouts

Standards of Practice for Trauma Informed Care

SAMHSA’s Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach

Trauma Informed Oregon

National Child Trauma Support Network

Trauma Visual Resources from Dr. Karen Treisman:

Dr. Perry and the Neurosequential Model of Therapy Videos

Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute

Brief Trauma Video

Nadine Harris ACEs Ted Talk: How childhood trauma affects health across the lifetime

Center for Disease Control ACEs Information