COVID-19 Resources

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UCLA Health is a safe and supportive environment for transgender and gender diverse patients. Call 310-267-4334 to make an appointment.

UCLA Gender Health Program: COVID-19 Resources

Resources for LGBTQ+ Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic

If you identify as LGBTQ+ and are experiencing financial, housing, or legal difficulties during the COVID-19 pandemic local, Los Angeles-based supports may be available. Even if you can’t walk-in, many agencies are still offering services by video or phone.

Tips for LGBTQ+ Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As physical distancing orders can increase isolation for many, LGBTQ+ community members may benefit from seeking supports and using the following strategies to improve mental health.

Resources for LGBTQ+ Youth During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Resources for youth coping with or combatting the negative mental health effects of COVID-19. 

Tips for LGBTQ+ Youth During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Despite increased isolation during physical distancing orders, LGBTQ+ youth can get support and find ways to improve their mood.

Resources for Families and Caregivers of LGBTQ+ Youth During the COVID-19 Pandemic

LGBTQ youth may be especially vulnerable to the negative mental health consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, as physical isolation may worsen feelings of social isolation and other chronic stressors relating to their identity.

Tips for Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Parents and caregivers can follow these tips to support their LGBTQ+ youth during physical distancing.

UCLA Gender Health Program: COVID-19 Behavioral Health Resources

Gender focused resources

Gender Spectrum
Online groups for pre-teens, teens, parents, and grandparents. Gender Spectrum Lounge: online groups for teens, parents, and professionals to connect with peers

National Center for Transgender Equality
Coronavirus Guide
Surgeries Postponed During COVID-19

Human Rights Campaign
Gender Affirming Care During COVID-19 Pandemic

Fenway Health
LGBT Helpline and Peer Listening Line 
Call 888-340-4528 for adults 25+; Call 800-399-PEER for those under age 25.

Them: 9 Strategies for Quarantining in a Non-LGBTQ+ Environment

National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

Transgender Legal
Know Your Rights during COVID-19

Wellness during COVID-19

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide

UC Berkeley Greater Good Magazine
Greater Good’s Guide to Well-Being During Coronavirus

Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Managing COVID19 Anxiety

American Psychological Association
COVID19 Information and Resources

Learning Experience Built by Columbia University Department of Psychiatry and AllenComm
COVID19: 5 Tips to Face Your Anxiety

West Virginia University Department of Psychology
Maintaining Mental Health While Social Distancing 
Resources for Caregivers and Children

Headspace
Mindfulness Meditation

COVID-19 Educational resources

UCLA Health
COVID-19 Coronavirus Information

Center for Disease Control (CDC)
Coronavirus COVID-19 General Information

World Health Organization
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

Youth/Family resources

National Childhood Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with Coronavirus
Supporting Children During Coronavirus

Crisis resources

Trans Lifeline peer support hotline: 1-877-565-8860

The Trevor Project for LGBTQ+ Youth
TrevorLifeline: 1-866-488-7386
TrevorText:  Text START to 678678
TrevorChat

LGBT National Hotline: 1-888-843-4564

SAGE National LGBT Elder Hotline: 877-360-LGBT

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255