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Crisis Resources- Anchorage, Alaska

The Crisis Line 563-3200

Providence Psychiatric Emergency Room (907) 212-2800 3200 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK  99508

               STAR (Standing together Against Rape) (907) 276-7273

AWAIC (domestic violence shelter) (907) 275-9581

Suicide Awareness and Hotlines:
SAMHSA's Suicide Prevention
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
Suicide: Read This First

 

Resources for Transgender People in Crisis

The Trevor Project's 24/7 Lifeline at 866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386) or Trevor Chat, the Trevor Project's online messaging service

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255)

Trans Lifeline at 877-565-8860

Do you live outside the United States? If so, check out The Trevor Project's list of international resources here.

Transgender Organizations

National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE)  (advocacy)

Transgender Law Center (TLC)  (legal services and advocacy)

Gender Proud  (advocacy)

Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP)  (legal services)

Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF)  (legal services)

Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC)  (advocacy)

Trans People of Color Coalition (TPOCC)  (advocacy)

Trans Women of Color Collective (TWOCC)  (advocacy)

Black Trans Advocacy  (advocacy)

Trans Latina Coalition  (advocacy)

Gender Spectrum  (support for families, trans youth, and educators)

Trans Youth Equality Federation  (support for families and trans youth)

Trans Youth Family Allies (TYFA)  (support for families and trans youth)

TransTech Social Enterprises  (economic empowerment)

SPART*A  (advocacy for trans military service members)

Transgender American Veterans Association  (advocacy for trans veterans)

TransAthlete.com  (info about trans athletes)

TransLife Center at Chicago House  (support services)

Transgender Programs at LGBT Organizations

Resources in Alaska Sponsored by Identity, Inc.

Support Groups for Youth

Translution

A weekly, social/education support group for teens age 13-19 who identify as transgender, genderqueer/fluid or are questioning their gender. This group meets weekly and allows youth exploring their Gender Identity and/or expression a safe and support place to be themselves with other youth going through similar experiences.

When: Every other Wednesday. Please see the schedule on our website for specifics.
Time: 6-7pm
Location: Identity Center 336 E 5th Ave, Anchorage
Contact Person: Brooks Banker, [email protected]

 

Q-Club Mat-Su Valley

A weekly social/educational group facilitated by Identity. The meetings are open to all LGBTQ teens and allies ages 13-19 in the Mat-Su Valley. Most meetings we aim to provide education around a subject relevant to the lives of LGBTQ youth. We cover topics from applying for college or jobs to LGBTQ specific sexual health education. Other times we provide a comfortable space for LGBTQ youth to play games and hangout. This group works to ensure LGBTQ teens have the opportunity to access necessary resources to live happier and more productive lives. Come join us for fun, food, and friendship!

When: Every other Wednesday. Please see the schedule on our website for specifics.
Time: 6-8 p.m
Location: Denali Family Services 291 E. Swanson Avenue, Wasilla
Contact Person: Brooks Banker, [email protected]

 

Q-Club Anchorage

A weekly social/educational group facilitated by Identity. The meetings are open to all LGBTQ teens and allies ages 13-19 in Anchorage. Most meetings we aim to provide education around a subject relevant to the lives of LGBTQ youth. We cover topics from applying for college or jobs to LGBTQ specific sexual health education. Other times we provide a comfortable space for LGBTQ youth to play games and hangout. This group works to ensure LGBTQ teens have the opportunity to access necessary resources to live happier and more productive lives. Come join us for fun, food, and friendship!

When: Every Thursday
Time: 5:30-7:30pm
Location: Identity Center, 336 E. 5th Ave, Anchorage.
Contact Person: Brooks Banker, [email protected]

Support Groups for Adults

TransParent

A social/educational support group for parents, family members or guardians of transgender/genderqueer youth. As many of us know when someone comes out in our lives their entire community comes out with them. This groups aims to provide social and educational support to any adults who have a young person who recently came out or is actively exploring their Gender Identity. There are also opportunities to get involved in working with other parents and school officials in better understand the needs of parents and guardians with Trans youth in their lives.

When: Second Wednesday of every month.
Time: 6-7pm
Location: Identity Center, 336 E 5th Ave
Contact Person: Brooks Banker, [email protected]

 

Anchorage Transgender Community

A social/educational support group for transgender/genderqueer adults ages 18+. This group provides social and educational support to adults and their family and friends.

When: Every Friday (Friends and family are invited to join the first Friday of the month)
Time: 6-8pm
Location: Identity Center, 336 E 5th Ave
Contact Person: Samuel Ohana, 
[email protected]

 

Transgender Programs at LGBT Organizations outside of Alaska

GLAAD's Transgender Media Program  (media advocacy)

Freedom for All Americans (policy and legislative advocacy)

Transgender Support Network at PFLAG  (support services)

PFLAG's Transgender Ally campaign  (advocacy)

COLAGE Kids of Trans Community  (support for kids of trans parents)

The Task Force's Transgender Civil Rights Project  (advocacy)

HRC's transgender resources  (advocacy)

Gender Identity Project at the NYC LGBT Center  (support services)

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)  (legal services)

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) Transgender Rights Project  (legal services)

National Center for Lesbian Rights - Transgender Law  (legal services)

L.A. LGBT Center's Transgender Economic Empowerment Project  (economic empowerment)

SF Transgender Economic Empowerment Initiative  (economic empowerment)

TransJustice at the Audre Lorde Project  (advocacy)

General Information and Resources

The full "Injustice at Every Turn" report, with breakdowns by race and ethnicity. "Injustice at Every Turn" is a survey of over 6,400 transgender people detailing the discrimination faced by this community.

Transgender Lives: Your Stories is an interactive campaign created by The New York Timesto allow transgender people to tell their own stories in their own words.

I AM: Trans People Speak is a campaign created by the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) and sponsored by GLAAD to raise awareness about the diversity of transgender communities. It lifts the voices of transgender individuals, as well as their families, friends, and allies.

The Trans 100 is an annual list of 100 amazing and inspiring trans Americans who are visible within their communities.

We Happy Trans is a website devoted to sharing positive stories from trans people everywhere.

TSER, Trans Student Equality Resources, provides trans*-related information on school issues and supports efforts for creating policy change in school districts.

 

Transgender Organizations

National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE)  (advocacy)

Transgender Law Center (TLC)  (legal services and advocacy)

Gender Proud  (advocacy)

Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP)  (legal services)

Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF)  (legal services)

Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC)  (advocacy)

Trans People of Color Coalition (TPOCC)  (advocacy)

Trans Women of Color Collective (TWOCC)  (advocacy)

Black Trans Advocacy  (advocacy)

Trans Latina Coalition  (advocacy)

Gender Spectrum  (support for families, trans youth, and educators)

Trans Youth Equality Federation  (support for families and trans youth)

Trans Youth Family Allies (TYFA)  (support for families and trans youth)

TransTech Social Enterprises  (economic empowerment)

SPART*A  (advocacy for trans military service members)

Transgender American Veterans Association  (advocacy for trans veterans)

TransAthlete.com  (info about trans athletes)

TransLife Center at Chicago House  (support services)

Transgender Programs at LGBT Organizations

GLAAD's Transgender Media Program  (media advocacy)

Freedom for All Americans (policy and legislative advocacy)

Transgender Support Network at PFLAG  (support services)

PFLAG's Transgender Ally campaign  (advocacy)

COLAGE Kids of Trans Community  (support for kids of trans parents)

The Task Force's Transgender Civil Rights Project  (advocacy)

HRC's transgender resources  (advocacy)

Gender Identity Project at the NYC LGBT Center  (support services)

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)  (legal services)

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) Transgender Rights Project  (legal services)

National Center for Lesbian Rights - Transgender Law  (legal services)

L.A. LGBT Center's Transgender Economic Empowerment Project  (economic empowerment)

SF Transgender Economic Empowerment Initiative  (economic empowerment)

TransJustice at the Audre Lorde Project  (advocacy)

General Information and Resources for Transgender Individuals:

The full "Injustice at Every Turn" report, with breakdowns by race and ethnicity. "Injustice at Every Turn" is a survey of over 6,400 transgender people detailing the discrimination faced by this community.

Transgender Lives: Your Stories is an interactive campaign created by The New York Timesto allow transgender people to tell their own stories in their own words.

I AM: Trans People Speak is a campaign created by the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) and sponsored by GLAAD to raise awareness about the diversity of transgender communities. It lifts the voices of transgender individuals, as well as their families, friends, and allies.

The Trans 100 is an annual list of 100 amazing and inspiring trans Americans who are visible within their communities.

We Happy Trans is a website devoted to sharing positive stories from trans people everywhere.

TSER, Trans Student Equality Resources, provides trans*-related information on school issues and supports efforts for creating policy change in school districts.

 

General Mental Health Resources 

Addiction and Recovery
Alcoholics Anonymous
Center for On-Line Addiction
SAMHSA's Substance Abuse/Addiction
SAMHSA's Treatment and Recovery
Web of Addictions

Anxiety Disorders
Answers to Your Questions About Panic Disorder
National Center for PTSD
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Mayo Clinic
International OCD Foundation
Calm Clinic

Associations & Institutes
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
American Counseling Association
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association
Association for Psychological Science
Canadian Mental Health Association
Center for Mental Health Services
National Institute of Mental Health
Mental Health America
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADDA - Attention Deficit Disorder Association
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, NIMH
Born to Explore: The Other Side of ADD/ADHD

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence
Childhelp USA®
SAMHSA's Children and Families
SAMHSA's Protection and Advocacy
Questions and Answers about Memories of Childhood Abuse
The National Domestic Violence Hotline Website

Depression
Bipolar Disorder News - Pendulum.org
Depression and How Therapy Can Help
Depression Screening
Depression Test, Symptoms of Depression, Signs of Depression

Developmental Disorders
Asperger's Disorder
NeuroWeb
Yale Autism Program

Dissociation and Traumatic Stress
Sidran Traumatic Stress Institute

Eating Disorders
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Something Fishy

Journals & Magazines
ADHD Report
Anxiety, Stress and Coping
Autism
Childhood
Contemporary Hypnosis
Dementia
Depression and Anxiety
Drug and Alcohol Review
Dyslexia
Early Child Development and Care
Eating Disorders
Educational Assessment
Journal of Gambling Studies
Journal of Happiness Studies
Journal of Mental Health and Aging
Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy
Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment
Language and Cognitive Processes
Loss, Grief & Care
Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
Metaphor and Symbol
Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
Parenting
Personal Relationships
Personality and Individual Differences
Psychiatric Bulletin
Psychology of Men & Masculinity
Psychology Today
Stress and Health
Studies in Gender and Sexuality
Substance Abuse
Trauma, Violence & Abuse

Medications and Health Supplements
Drug Interactions, Drugs.com
Drug Interactions, DIRECT
Medical Dictionary
Medications, FDA
Medication, Internet Mental Health
Medications, PDR
Medline, Comparison
Multivitamins

Mental Health Care General Links
CounsellingResource.com
Internet Mental Health
Let’s Talk Facts, APA
Mental Health Counselor Resources, About.com
Mental Help Net
PsychCentral.com
University of Michigan Health Library
Web Sites You Can Trust, Medical Library Association

Personality Disorders
Mental Help Net - Personality Disorders
Personality Disorders - Focus Adolescent Counselor Services

Additional Mental Health Care & Counseling Resources
Disaster/Trauma
HIV/AIDS
Interpretation of Dreams
Keirsey (Myers-Briggs) Temperament Sorter
Signs of Menopause, Symptoms of Menopause


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