Queer Mental Health
Resources for and related to supporting the mental health and wellness of Queer folks in Louisville Metro and Surrounding Areas.
LGBTQ Adults are more than twice as likely to experience a mental Health Disorder than their non-Queer counterparts
Trans adults are 4x as likely as their cis counterparts
86% of LGBTQ Youth report being harassed or discriminated against in the school setting
LGB Adults are twice as likely and trans adults are 4x as likely to have a substance use disorder
Art and Music Therapy
The creative arts can be an excellent avenue for exploring and expressing your identity; Art and Music therapists specialize in using the creative arts as a therapeutic tool to meet the needs of their clients.
Creative Arts Therapy available at:
Severe Mental Illness and Mental Health
Individuals experiencing Severe Mental Illness (SMI) looking for a queer affirming treatment center should reach out to:
Gender-Affirming Voice Work
LCTPS (Louisville, KY) has a team of music therapists that offer therapy that specializes in incorporating music into the therapeutic process. In gender-affirming voice work, the music therapist both works on vocal health and strength, while also address the emotional process and reactions that come with a changing voice or a voice that triggers dysphoria.
Louisville Center for Voice Care (Louisville, KY) has a Speech-Language Pathologist who works on vocal health and strength to also work towards Gender-Affirmation.
For many folks, spiritual wellness is closely intertwined with mental wellness. For a directory of Queer and LGBTQ+ Affirming congregations visit the Kentucky Health Justice Network website below, scroll towards the bottom of the page and view the Interfaith Directory of Affirming Congregations:
LGBT Youth National Talkline
National Suicide Prevention Hotline
or Text "HOME" to 741-741
or Text "START" to 678-678