Resources – Athens State University

Local Resources

Crisis Services of North Alabama – can provide emergency shelter and 24/7 phone counseling

Phone: 256-716-1000
Toll Free: 800-691-8426

Athens Pride Coalition – provides local support groups, advocacy, and social opportunities for the Athens LGBT+ community.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/athenspridecoalition/

Dr. Mitch Robertson, LICSW, PIP – a professional counselor in Athens who works with the LGBT+ community.

600 South Clinton Street
Athens, AL 35611
Phone: 256-414-9147

Athens State University Counseling Services – provides free counseling sessions to Athens State University students.

Lisa Philippart, LPC
Phone: 256-233-8144
Email: ude.s1563216136nehta1563216136@trap1563216136pilih1563216136p.asi1563216136l1563216136
Location: Waters Hall, Room S103D
Office Hours: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Healing Arts Center – Lisa Philippart, LPC, BCPCC, DCC – an LGBT+-friendly counselor who also serves as a Christian counselor.

527 Fountain Row
Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone: 256-326-0909
Email: moc.l1563216136iamto1563216136h@sre1563216136ttame1563216136filru1563216136
Web: www.urlifematters.net

Tamara Pellant, LPC – specializes in support for transgender individuals

603 Ward Ave.
Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone: 256-464-9755
Fax: 256-774-7579

Thrive Alabama – provides HIV/AIDS testing, medical care, and social services in North Alabama.

600 Saint Claire Ave, Building 3
Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone: 256-536-4700
Web: http://thrivealabama.org

Saint Timothy’s Episcopal Church – an Athens congregation that is accepting of the LGBT+ community.

207 Washington St. E.
Athens, AL 35611
Phone: 256-232-3541
Email: moc.l1563216136iamg@1563216136sneht1563216136a.yht1563216136omitt1563216136s1563216136

Spirit of the Cross Church – a Huntsville congregation that ministers specifically to the LGBT+ community.

3015 Sparkman Drive NW
Huntsville, AL 35810
Phone: 256-851-6914
Email: gro.s1563216136sorce1563216136htfot1563216136irips1563216136@ecif1563216136fohcr1563216136uhc1563216136
Web: http://www.spiritofthecross.org

Unlimited Ministries of Alabama – a Madison congregation that is open and affirming of the LGBT+ community.

101 Westchester Dr.
Madison, AL
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UnlimitedMinistriesAL/

National Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – provides 24/7 phone or chat counseling

Toll Free: 800-273-8255
Web: http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

The Trevor Project – provides 24/7 counseling for LGBT persons via phone, web, or text

Phone: 866-488-7386
Web: http://www.thetrevorproject.org/

Information for Counselors

Web: https://addiction-counselor.org/lgbtq-resource/