Welcome to The Roanoke Diversity Center!

Suicide Prevention in the LGBTQ+ Community

  • Date: April 17th, 2018
  • Time: 6:30pm-8pm
  • Location: Roanoke Diversity Center, 806 Jamison Ave SE, Roanoke VA 24013, (540) 491-4165

Come to an interactive presentation to learn about the signs and symptoms of depression, local resources, and how to help your peers.

  • Learn about local and online resources such as The Salem VA, the Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare Center, Crisis Text Line, and The Trevor Project.
  • Light refreshments will be provided and discussion is welcome!

By: Kelli-Leigh Bush, RN

Phone: (757) 955-3557

Jefferson College of Health Sciences

The Roanoke Diversity Center is YOUR LGBTQ+ Community Center

Contact us! Phone: 540-491-4165 Email: admin@roanokediversitycenter.com

We offer Peer-to-peer support groups, films, bingo, music and more!

Our FREE Out. Proud. Aware. program offers:

FREE Open Mic Night - 1st Friday each month 7:30-10PM

FREE Drag Bingo - 2nd Friday each month 7-9PM

FREE Presentations/Discussions about Safe-Sex - 4th Wednesday each month 7-9PM

Click HERE for more info on Out. Proud. Aware.

Roanoke LGBT Generations - 1st Saturday each month 2:30-3:30PM

(Click HERE for their facebook page)

 Rainbow Chat (open topic, informal) - 1st Wednesday each month 7-8:30PM

Bi-Monthly Youth S.A.G.A. Of Roanoke (12 - 18 Yrs.) - Dates & times vary

(Click HERE for their facebook page)

"Bi The Way" Bisexual/Pansexual/Asexual/Middle-sexual group - 2nd Wed each month 7-8:30PM

Ladies and Gents of the Blue Ridge Transgender Support Group - 3rd Friday each month 7-9PM

(Click HERE for their facebook page)

Nonbinary Alliance of the Blue Ridge Support Group - 3rd Saturday each month 7-9PM

(Click HERE for their facebook page)

Star City Transgender Alliance Support Group (Ages 18+ Only) - 4th Saturday each month 4-6PM

(Click HERE for their facebook page)

RoPo (Roanoke Polyamory) Support Group! - Meeting dates & times vary

(Click HERE for their upcoming Facebook event page)

Transcending Men Support/Resource group - Meeting dates & times vary 

(Click HERE for their Facebook page)

Check out our calendar, for exact days and times, for these and other events! 

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