We understand that accessing reliable information and resources can be a challenge, particularly for the LGBTQIA+ community and those struggling with mental health issues. To help address this, we have compiled a list of free online resources that may be helpful.
Please note that these resources are not verified or vetted by Paradigm Shift. We encourage users to exercise caution and check the information for factual accuracy. Our team is dedicated to promoting understanding and acceptance of sensitive topics, and we hope that these resources will help support those in need.
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A global organization that uplifts, empowers, and connects LGBTQ+ youth by sharing inspiring stories and creating safe, welcoming, and inclusive spaces online and offline.
India's first registered LGBTQIA+ organization, providing counseling, healthcare, and other support services to the community.
This site features a huge lists of resources for parents and allies,
educators, health care providers, and youth.
The official India national portal for Transgender persons. Includes information about legal procedures for transgender identification cards.
A leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ+ young people under 25.
A website that provides a platform for LGBTQ+ voices in India through stories, articles, and artwork, and promotes queer culture and understanding.
An organization dedicated to advancing the rights and well-being of LGBTQ+ individuals in India through advocacy, education, and empowerment initiatives.
A US-based LGBTQIA+ media advocacy organization that works to accelerate acceptance and promote equality through media.
A compilation of LGBTQIA+ Affirmative Healthcare Providers by Dr. Trinetra Haldar Gummaraju. It is open source, so if you know any, you can add to the database by filling out this form.
Lots of information on unique and complex health needs for the LGBTQIA+ community. Includes information on both physical and mental health. Has separate sections for cis-gendered gay & bisexual men, cis-gendered lesbian & bisexual women, transgender people, and LGBTQ youth.
A helpline that provides 24/7 emotional support to those experiencing suicidal thoughts or distress. Phone: 91-44-24640050.
A mental health organization that provides counseling, support, and rehabilitation services to individuals struggling with mental health issues. Also has a helpline that provides emotional support to those experiencing mental health concerns, including suicidal thoughts. Phone: 1860-266-2345.
A mental health organization founded by Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone that focuses on creating awareness about mental health and providing support to those who need it.
A free counseling service that provides emotional support, guidance, and information to people in distress.
An online counseling and emotional support platform that provides personalized counseling and support to individuals struggling with mental health issues.
A mental health organization that provides comprehensive care and support to individuals struggling with mental health issues, including those who are homeless or living in poverty.
It is a professional organization that aims to promote mental health and improve the quality of mental health care in India. Their website offers information about mental health conditions, treatment options, and resources for mental health professionals.
Psychology Today is a popular magazine that covers various topics related to mental health and psychology. Their website offers articles, blogs, and online directories of mental health professionals.
The article discusses the meaning of social media addiction, why social media can be so addictive, and the effects of social media addiction.