Support and advocacy
for LGBTQ+ New Yorkers living with mental illness.
Maria is celebrating 17 years of clean time! Maria is also proud of having 4 1/2 years without cutting. Maria says hearing other peoples stories helps to inspire her and credits N/A meetings, her support team and Rainbow Heights Club. She is currently focusing on setting healthy boundaries "I'm allowing my higher power to bringing positive energy into my life"
Congratulations to Corondi, one of our many talented singers, who will be showcasing his talent in two official performances at Restoration Plaza.
Theresa started classes at an Enrichment Program to get her GED. Theresa is hopeful about the future and is "hoping this will lead to better education opportunities, a better life and a good job"
China recently finished a 12-week course to become a Peer Counselor. China shares that "You can accomplish anything you set your mind to -- follow your dreams and don't settle for anything less than you deserve."
Rainbow Heights Club is a drop-in space where LGBTQ+ individuals can share their experiences with staff and other community members who understand where they are coming from. We are to committed creating a safe space for individuals to socialize, access peer support, and take the next step on their recovery journey, together.
96% say they are more consistent with their mental health treatment since joining Rainbow Heights Club
79% of our members reported fewer psychiatric symptoms after joining the Club
98% of members reported getting support and acceptance from the Rainbow Heights Club community
93% of members reported having more LGBTQ people in their life since joining the Club