It Gets Better Project


If you are considering hurting yourself or need help, call The Trevor Project at 866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386), or call The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

If you think you need help, there are always people here to support you.

In Canada?

For anonymous and free support and counseling services, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, please call Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868. To ask a question online, visit

In coming out to my friends, I was able to stop worrying so much about what others thought and able to concentrate on myself and my aspirations. I wasn’t plagued with the emotional handicap of having to conceal my sexual orienation. It definitely wasn’t easy to come out of the closet, but when I did, it definitely got better for me.
—Mark R. (Belleville, NJ)

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