Healthy & thriving LGBTQ+ youth who feel supported & connected to their communities.
The LGBTQ+ SupportME Network aims to
increase education & awareness of Maine's LGBTQ+ youth communities by providing trusted resources, collaborating with local organizations & identifying ways to create a culturally competent prevention workforce.
LGBTQ+ SupportME focuses on tobacco & substance use prevention as well as building resilience for all youth.
Our work aims to,
Encourage everyone to learn about Maine’s LGBTQ+ youth population.
Provide trusted resources to help youth connect to broader networks.
Partner with local organizations to improve overall support for LGBTQ+ youth.
Increase awareness & opportunities for LGBTQ+ youth, adults & allies to feel
empowered & supported.
Create a network of culturally competent communities.
Discover ways to engage local communities in important discussions & events.
"Openness may not completely disarm prejudice,
but it's a good place to start." - Jason Collins