Local College & University LGBTQ+ resources

Nationwide LGBTQ+ resources

From Intelligent.com: "Choosing the right school is vital for every college bound student, but it can be more challenging for those who identify as LGBTQ+. In addition to many obstacles that all students face, it is important that LGBTQ+ students also consider whether the institution has LGBTQ-inclusive policies, programs, and practices to ensure a safe and inclusive learning environment.

Our new guide provides prospective students and their families with tools to identify the right schools, an overview of common challenges, tips for applying, and details on the federal laws that protect LGBTQ students."

Explore Your Growing Community - resources nationwide & abroad

Facing addiction - resources for dealing with a substance use disorder

The 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health reports that 18.7 million people age 18 or older had a substance use disorder in the United States. Furthermore, people who identify as gay, lesbian, or bisexual are more than twice as likely than those who identify as heterosexual to have a severe alcohol or tobacco use disorder (Healthline.com). These alarming numbers stress a need for more substance use resources readily available to the community.

If you have a substance use disorder, please seek help.

 

  1. Columbus Recovery Center blog article: How to Find Support for Mental Illness and Substance Abuse in the Ohio LGBT Community

STD testing

Recently, Testing.com's team of experts investigated the rising number of STD cases in Arizona. In order to help combat the worsening problem, they created a comprehensive resource that features helpful information about STDs in Arizona and a directory of local organizations that provide a wide range of healthcare services to help stop the spread.

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