Find LGBT mental health resources to help you on your family-building journey
At Fertility Specialists of Texas, we know that building a family often comes with complex emotions. There’s excitement and joy as well as anxiety, confusion and sometimes sadness. This is true for both heterosexual, cisgender patients and members of the LGBT community. To help our patients handle the emotional rollercoaster that often comes along with this process, we’ve compiled some helpful LGBT mental health resources.
Explore different resources and forms of psychological support
We know that supporting mental health is a part of comprehensive fertility care for LGBT patients. As a result, we have compiled some LGBT mental health resources. Our team can also make referrals to LGBT-friendly professionals who provide psychological support.
Family Equality is an organization that offers information about LGBT family building as well as virtual events and local support groups for families around the country.
Men Having Babies has great resources for gay couples and single men who need support and information on their parenthood journeys.
GLMA Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality exists to connect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patients with inclusive and welcoming healthcare providers. The website features an online directory to help you find providers near you.
Pride Counseling provides online therapy to members of the LGBT community. The providers specialize in helping patients of different sexual orientations and gender identities deal with issues ranging from anxiety and depression to self-esteem problems and interpersonal conflict.
For patients who need to talk to someone now, we recommend reaching out to one of the following LGBT mental health resources.
- LGBT National Hotline 1-888-843-4564
- Trans Lifeline 1-877-565-8860
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
Our team of fertility experts is here for you
Your family-building goals and your mental health are important to us. That’s why we have created a safe space for hopeful LGBT parents to receive the family-building support they need and deserve. If you’d like to learn more about how Fertility Specialists of Texas can help you have a baby, contact us to schedule an appointment.