June is LGBTQIA+ Pride Month, commemorating the first Pride protest that was led outside the Stonewall Inn in New York in 1969.
Like with any identity, feeling different or unaccepted can be a significant risk factor for mental health struggles. Surrounding yourself with people who love you, believe in you, cheer for you, and listen to you is critical to boosting mental health. This list of LGBTQIA+ Mental Health and Self-Care Resources features ways you can make positive connections, whether you’re in crisis, curious about therapy, in need of peer support, or interested in community action, allyship, and advocacy.
Please also be reminded that Corporate Counseling Associates, our Employee Assistance Program, offers you and your family members free, confidential access to support, guidance, and referrals for any issue on your mind. Counselors and work-life specialists can be reached confidentially 24/7 at 800-833-8707. You can also visit www.myccaonline.com (log in with the following company code: stjohns) for information and resources related to emotional health, sexuality, diversity and equity, health and safety, and much more.