Palm Beach County Resources

There are a variety of resources available to gay Palm Beachers.  Some of them are listed below.  A more extensive listing is available in PDF format by clicking Resource Guide.

Inclusion in this list does not imply endorsement by  Tri-Angle Consulting LGBT.

Compass, Inc. provides a list of businesses and service providers who are members of the Compass  Pride Business Alliance (PBA) at www.gaypalmbeaches.com.

Visitors are invited to send an email to donald@donaldcavanaugh.com with new or updated information.We do not list bars, or other entertainment venues.
HIV/AIDS Case Management
HIV/AIDS Prevention
Youth & Family Services
Community Outreach
Pride Business Alliance
  • Comprehensive AIDS Program (CAP)
  • PFLAG - Parents, Family & Friends of Lesbians and Gays (www.pflag.org)
  • Tri-Angle Consulting LGBT (www.donaldcavanaugh.com)
Click the triangle for a PDF copy of the Palm Beach County LGBT Resource Guide
Some Facts About Suicide:
(NOTE: Refrain from using the phrase "commit(ed) suicide." Instead, use "died by suicide" or "completed suicide" when describing a fatal suicide attempt).
  • In the United States, more than 34,000 people die by suicide each year
  • Suicide is the third leading cause of death among 15 to 24-year-olds, accounting for over 12% of deaths in this age group; only accidents and homicide occur more frequently
  • Suicide is the second leading cause of death on college campuses
  • For every completed suicide by a young person, it is estimated that 100 to 200 attempts are made
  • Lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth are up to four times more likely to attempt suicide than their heterosexual peers
  • More than 1/3 of LGB youth report having made a suicide attempt
  • Nearly half of young transgender people have seriously thought about taking their lives and one quarter report having made a suicide attempt
  • Questioning youth who are less certain of their sexual orientation report even higher levels of substance abuse and depressed thoughts than their heterosexual or openly LGBT-identified peers
  • LGB youth who come from highly rejecting families are more than 8 times as likely to have attempted suicide than LGB peers who reported no or low levels of family rejection
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