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.
Domestic Shelters ~ Many religions condone domestic violence. You don't need to submit anymore. Find safety now and locate a shelter near you.
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.
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.
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+.
Voices of Deconversion ~ Promoting the voices of agnostic and atheist ex-Christians, this podcast exists to let other former believers of the Christian faith know that they are not alone.
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.
• Mental Health - Do you find yourself struggling with depression or anxiety after a loss of faith? Learn more about Religious Trauma Syndrome and find a therapist or peer support group who can help.
• 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.
• Christianity - This page offers resources specifically for people with a Christian background.