5 Instagram accounts to follow that promote LGBTQ mental health

5 Instagram accounts to follow that promote LGBTQ mental health
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Many of us are constantly looking for more ways to interact positively with social media. Fortunately, there are so many people and organizations to follow who exist solely to help you enhance your mental health.

While it is always important to seek direct help from a licensed professional if you are experiencing mental health challenges, Instagram can be a great place to find a daily dose of support.

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Follow these five accounts for regular mental health tips, as well as joyful affirmations that will no doubt make you smile.

Therapy To A Tea, Co.

@therapytoateaco is a therapy practice focused on the mental health of the Queer and Trans BIPOC community.

The company’s Instagram account regularly posts helpful mental health tips, as well as invitations to support groups, livestreams, and online workshops.

Expansive Therapy

@gaytherapy is an LGBTQ-focused therapy practice that uses its Instagram account to help followers ask key questions and view themselves in a more positive light.


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The Trevor Project

@trevorproject is a suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ youth, with crisis counselors available 24/7 via phone, text, and online chat.

The organization’s Instagram is filled with bright, colorful images displaying positive, empowering affirmations.


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The LGBTQ Psychologist

@the.lgbtq.psychologist, also known as Dr. Glenn Mason, specializes in the challenges associated with coming out.

Wednesday Holmes

Illustrator Wednesday Holmes, a nonbinary lesbian, posts beautiful artwork on the @hellomynameiswednesday Instagram account.

Bursting with color and animations that will surely brighten your day, the illustrations also include uplifting messages that also promote self-care.

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