Parent & Family Resources
We aim to make our schools a safe and supportive community for students and staff who identify with the LGBTQ+ community. The following resources are available for anyone seeking an inclusive social group or a professional to speak with.
Black and LGBTQ – Approaching Intersectional Conversations: This link from The Trevor Project includes information for Black LGBTQ+ students who are looking for ways to discuss their race and queer identities.
It Gets Better: The It Gets Better Project is a nonprofit that aims to provide inspiration and connections for LGBTQ+ youth through videos where members of the community can share their stories.
The Marsha P. Johnson Institute: This program, sponsored by the California nonprofit Social Good Fund, provides resources that may be of interest to transgender, nonbinary or gender-nonconforming students of color. The Institute also offers a link to resources based in California.
National Black Justice Coalition: This civil rights organization aims to inform the public about LGBTQ+ issues by addressing bias, offering resources for queer communities of color, and sharing information about HIV/AIDS and suicide prevention.
National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network: This website is sponsored by Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs, a nonprofit organiation. The network provides hotlines for queer and transgender people of color who are seeking support, counseling or crisis management resources.
Q Chat Space: This group provides live online chat groups where LGBTQ+ youth ages 13 to 19 can share common experiences with each other.
The Trevor Project: This nonprofit provides outlets for young people to discuss orientation, gender identity and mental health.
Asian American Health Initiative: The AAHI offers mental health resources and COVID-19 related information in English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Hindi.
Asian Mental Health Collective: This organization provides an online directory where Asian-American students may find a therapist who shares their background. The website includes links to therapists’ profiles so students can find mental health care that best suits their specific needs.
Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective: BEAM’s website includes a list of phone numbers that may provide a safe space for students to express their emotions without judgment. These include hotlines catered to the experiences of Black students and those who identify with the LGBTQ+ community.
Black Mental Wellness: This company, founded by clinical psychologists, organizes virtual conferences where speakers discuss mental health related issues for Black communities. The company’s website also includes a list of coping strategies for a variety of health-related issues, including relaxation methods and strategies for discussing race.
Center for Native American Youth: This organization, led by the Aspen Institute, is a national resource exchange where Native American students can find ways to support peers and their greater community.
Inclusive Therapists: This directory allows students to find the right therapist through searchable categories including low-cost options and insurance plans, along with cultural and spiritual knowledge. Students can use this resource to find a therapist close to their neighborhood.
Latinx Therapy: This directory allows students to search for therapists and public speakers who discuss issues that pertain to Latinx communities. The website also highlights self-help books for both English and Spanish speaking families.
National Alliance for Hispanic Health: This science-based coalition shares fun, informative and family friendly videos to help Hispanic community members protect their health. Their website provides a list of nationwide events, along with infographics available in both English and Spanish.
The Steve Fund: This organization includes readily available Crisis Text Line counselors. If you need to speak to a specialist about a personal emergency, text STEVE to 741741. The group’s website also includes an archive of Webinars discussing mental and emotional health for young people and families of color.
WeRNative: This online resource is designed specifically for Native American youth, with a variety of personal stories and health advice for students. The website also includes content for those who identify with the LGBTQ+ community, and there is a space for visitors to ask questions about the topics that matter most to them.
Our on-campus counselors and therapists encourage students to be honest about their feelings and concerns. We provide safe spaces for students to describe problems that may arise in both their academic and personal lives. For those seeking further support when they return home from school, these online resources are available.
ACEs Aware: This statewide initiative highlights health care to help those who face trauma and stress from Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). The website includes resources with science-driven information that may help students further understand the mental health related issues they face.
El Concilio: This community-driven nonprofit is headquartered here in Stockton. They are dedicated to low-income and marginalized populations, with resources available for local HIspanic families. These include family wellness and behavioral support, along with workshops, seminars and free citizenship classes for those who have recently immigrated to the U.S.
Valley Community Counseling Services: This local nonprofit corporation sends trained counselors to work with students at school sites, including those in Lincoln Unified School District. The nonprofit provides online resources for mental health services, early intervention, parenting education and more. Programs are also available for students and families who face issues involving drug use and domestic violence.