Online Resources and Phone Support for LGBTQ Youth
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) National Hotline provides free and confidential telephone, online chat, and email peer-support, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States.
LGBT National Hotline: 888-843-4564
Monday thru Friday from 1pm to 9pm, pacific time
Saturday from 9am to 2pm, pacific time
9 Strategies for Quarantining in a Non-LGBTQ+ Affirming Environment
Updated State Guidelines on Face Coverings
People in California must wear face coverings when they are outside of the home, unless one of the exemptions below applies.
Individuals are exempt from wearing face coverings in the following specific settings:
The following individuals are exempt from wearing face coverings at all times:
Note: Persons exempted from wearing a face covering due to a medical condition who are employed in a job involving regular contact with others must wear a non-restrictive alternative, such as a face shield with a drape on the bottom edge, as long as their condition permits it. Click here to learn more.
Locating a Testing Site in San Diego
Click the link below to help locate a COVID testing site near you.
Organizations in San Diego County offering COVID-19 Testing
Free COVID-19 tests may be available through organizations, including health centers in San Diego County.
Click the link below to learn more about additional COVID-19 testing options:
San Diego County is in Tier 1 (Purple Tier).
Click Here to learn more about what is now open, outdoor only, and closed.
San Diego County Suicide Prevention Council (SPC): COVID-19
Resources & Crisis Line
Chat Services: omnidigital.uhc.com/SDChat/
For more info: https://www.sdchip.org/initiatives/suicide-prevention-council/
Anxiety and Depression Association of America: Coronavirus Anxiety-helpful tips and resources.
From National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide
NAMI HelpLine: (800)950-6264
Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., ET
For more info: https://www.nami.org/covid-19-guide
Mental Health America: Mental Health and COVID-19 Information and Resources
Use the Categories list below to find local resources in San Diego.