LGBTQIA+ Local/National Resources

American Addiction Centers (AAC)

Due to social stigma, discrimination and other challenges that individuals in the LGBTQ community face, there is an increased risk of mental health and substance abuse challenges. Addiction is a 365 day a year disease that affects many LGBTQ individuals. Please explore these free resources that specifically aim to bring awareness of these issues and offer help:

Drug Addiction and Abuse in the LGBTQ Community discusses why so many LGBTQ individuals abuse drugs and gives a list of helpful resources.

Looking at the Landscape of LGBTQ and Gay-Friendly Rehabs provides statistics on LGBTQ populations & addiction, where to find an LGBTQ-friendly rehab center and a substance abuse self-assessment.

Your Guide to LGBTQIAPK Addiction Treatment gives information on what LGBTQIAPK means, substance abuse & addiction statistics and LGBTQIAPK addiction treatment.

LGBTQ Rehab Centers for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender, A medically reviewed guide to help find treatment specialized for the LGBTQ community.

AAC also hosts free virtual support and online addiction meetings that many LGBTQ individuals use to help support their recovery, or if interested in finding treatment in a specific location, the AAC directory could be a valuable tool as well.

Below are links to resources and information that deal exclusively with bisexual persons.

These are general resources, and include links to publications, advocacy information and groups, support, education, and politics.

There are many health and wellness issues present for LGBTQ+ people. These range from standard health issues to access to services for lack of insurances to concerns specific to their situation. Below are links to local health and wellness resources.

There are many concerns about being out in the workplace. Below are links to organizations and information about LGBTQ+ and the work environment.

We hope we will never need to, but sometimes we have to talk to a lawyer. Below and national and local legal services catering to the LGBTQ+ community.

ACLU Utah - Local

Lambda Legal - National

The following links are for Gay men and Lesbians.

Curve Magazine
- National Magazine

Lesbian Herstory Archives
- Information Resource

LGBTQIA+ Ethnic Minorities

The following links are resources for specific minority groups with the LGBTQIA+ community.

Native Out - National

Two Spirits - National

Religion and religious affiliation is often an area of great difficulty for members of the LGBTQ+ community. Members are sometimes ostracized and shunned. Below are links to resources for LGBTQ+ support within the realm of religion and spirituality.

Local LGBTQA+ affirming churches in Cache Valley

Transgender and Intersexed people face many difficulties that are unique to them. Finding help or information can be difficult. Below are resources specifically for this population.