Links & Resources

Here are some resources and connections if you or someone you love is:

YO is currently compiling local and regional counseling, social services and other resources relevant for LGBTQ youth and supportive parents.  Call us at 828.772.1912.

If you are afraid that you may hurt yourself or someone else, please call 911 now!

Want to know more about suicide prevention?  Visit “It’s OK 2 Ask …. About Suicide” and Talking About Suicide and LGBT Populations

If you are a student in the Buncombe County School system and you have experienced bullying or harassment at school or a school event or on a bus, you can make an anonymous report at 828-225-5292.

Click here for more information about bullying and harassment in public schools.


 Hotlines and Helplines

Below is a list of major U.S., regional and local hotlines, helplines and resources that are available for adult and/or peer support and advice.

  • The Trevor Project(national suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth)(866) 488-7386
  • GLBT National Help Center(free & confidential peer counseling, information & local resources)
  • The Gay & Lesbian National Hotline(adult & youth) (888) 843-4564
  • The GLBT National Youth Talkline(youth serving youth through age 25) (800) 246-7743 
  • The National Runaway Switchboard1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929)  
  • National AIDS Hotline(English & Spanish; 24 hours/ 7 days a week)(800) 232-4636 (CDC-INFO) TTY:  (888) 232-6348

Asheville Resources

  • Be Loved House39 Grove Street, Asheville NC 28801 828.242.8261
  • Trinity Place(runaway shelter in Asheville) 12 Ravenscroft Drive, Asheville, NC 28801 (828) 253-7233
  • Our Voice(sexual violence and abuse/ Buncombe County region)(828) 255-7576

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