Resources and publications

Back by popular demand, it’s our 2017 Holiday Survival Guide!
 
Despite the joyful reputation – and no matter your age or station in life – we all know that the holiday season can be an anxious time.  
 
Every year the team at Mazzoni Center’s Behavior Health program puts together a thoughtful and comprehensive booklet we call uour “Holiday Survival Guide,” filled with tips and advice on navigating a season that can often bring challenges.  
 
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Back by popular demand, it’s our 2016 Holiday Survival Guide!
 
Despite the joyful reputation – and no matter your age or station in life – we all know that the holiday season can be an anxious time.  
 
Every year the team at Mazzoni Center’s Open Door Counseling program puts together a thoughtful and comprehensive booklet we call uour “Holiday Survival Guide,” filled More...

This is a difficult time for our community. LGBTQ communities around the country and around the world – particularly LGBTQ communities of color – are deeply impacted by the senseless tragedy in Orlando.  In solidarity with Orlando, as a community, we also experience the feelings of shock, anger, and grief.  In response, Mazzoni Center’s Open Door program has made staff available to provide crisis counseling by phone or on a drop-in basis for anyone in the community  who need extra support at this time.  In addition, the Open Door, in collaboration with More...

The Philadelphia-area crisis hotline number is 215-686-4420, and they are available 24/7. If you are out of the area, the National Crisis Hotline is 1-800-273-8255. More...

The holidays can often be a stressful time for LGBTQ people or their families, but there are many strategies that you can use to help reduce stress and enjoy a happy holiday this year.  Each year the staff of our Open Door Counseling & Behavioral Health program compiles a Holiday Survival Guide, filled with advice and suggestions for managing holiday stress, coping with loneliness, or finding new activities to make the season both meaningful and memorable.
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