Based on your answers, we hope you may find the following helpful...
TrevorLifeline ~ Feeling desperate or suicidal? This crisis intervention hotline for LGBTQ youth offers 24/7 support by phone and daily support by text and chat. Get free help. Call 1-866-488-7386, chat now, or Text “START” to 678678.
RAINN ~ Many religions both condone and cover up sexual violence. The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network is America's largest anti-sexual violence organization. If you've been assaulted and you need help, call 1-800-656-HOPE, chat online, or find a local support group.
UnErased: The History of Conversion Therapy in America ~ Garrard Conley wrote about his experiences with gay conversion therapy in his bestselling memoir Boy Erased. Then he hosted this podcast exposing the dark side of religious intolerance toward people who identify as LGBTQ+.
Journey Free ~ The term Religious Trauma Syndrome was originated by former fundamentalist Dr. Marlene Winell, who maintains a therapeutic practice leading an online support group and weekend retreats for those looking to rebuild their lives after religion. Book a session with her over phone or Skype, or visit her office in Oakland, CA.
Recovering from Religion ~ One of the largest resource sites for both religious folks who still value their faith and non-religious folks seeking secular help, including secular therapy. See their vast list of mental health and crisis information, find a local group, or call 1-844-368-2848 to talk with someone from their peer support.
You can also check out the following pages on this site. We hope you find the help you need.
• Crisis Care - Whether you're fleeing domestic violence or you've been kicked out of home for challenging your family's beliefs, find a safe place to stay and get help.
• LGBTQ - Members of the LGBTQ community can be especially vulnerable to abuse and violence. Whether you need a safe place to stay or someone to talk to, find support here.
• Christianity - This page offers resources specifically for people with a Christian background.
• Secular Resources - Find a faith-free therapist, an online or local support group of non-theists, and check out some of the blogs and podcasts from other ex-believers who dared to doubt.
• Faith-Friendly Resources - If you still find comfort in faith, the organizations listed here will be sensitive to your beliefs while offering support for your doubts