LGBTQ Resources

Youth at Risk: 2011 Rhode Island High School Sexual Orientation & Health Risks

Rhode Island Department of Health, 2012 This brief examines differences in health risks for lesbian, gay, bisexual, or unsure (LGBU) and heterosexual high school students, and whether those risks have improved or worsened over time (2007 to 2011). read more

LGBTQ Youth and Substance Abuse Fact Sheet

Rhode Island Prevention Resource Center (RIPRC) This fact sheet highlights that the incidence and prevalence of substance abuse is much higher in the LGBTQ youth population and offers tailored prevention strategies. read more

It Gets Better Project

The project aims to give hope to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth. It urges young people to stay true to themselves even through the bullying and other challenges that confront them in their adolescent years. It describes the positive future they... read more

Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network

GLSEN works to ensure that LGBT students are able to learn and grow in a school environment free from bullying and harassment. This site provides information, guides, and webinars for teachers and community members on how to make schools safe and inclusive for all... read more

Futures Without Violence

Futures Without Violence has led the way and set the pace for ground-breaking educational programs, national policy development, professional training programs, and public actions designed to end violence against women, children and families around the world. read more

BH Link

In the event of a mental health or substance use crisis, call to connect with a licensed counselor, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Bilingual support and medications to assist with recovery are available.

401.414.LINK (5465)