Get Immediate help
If you are thinking about suicide, harming yourself, or fear for your physical safety, you need immediate help. Please reach out to one of these resources, available 24/7.
- Trevor Project:
- Trans Lifeline:
- LifeNet (NYC):
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
- Call 911
- or visit the nearest emergency room
If this is not an emergency, see our Join+Contact page or call the JQY Warm Line at 551-JQY-HOPE (551-579-4673), and one of our licensed mental health professionals will follow up during business hours.
JQY (Jewish Queer Youth) is a nonprofit organization supporting and empowering LGBTQ youth in the Jewish community. JQY fights to ensure the emotional and physical health and safety of these individuals, with a special focus on teens and young adults from Orthodox, Chasidic, and Sephardic communities. Our goal is for all these individuals to know: You are a valued member of the Jewish community and you are not alone.Read More
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