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Campus & Community Safety

MCC's Discrimination Policy

As a college that strives to promote a safe and inclusive environment for all students, MCC provides information on student rights and responsibilities including non-discrimination and non-harassment policies including sexual orientation and gender identity.  

Anti-Violence Project

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP), works to prevent, respond to, and end all forms of violence against and with LGBTQ+ communities.  

KC Anti-Violence Project

The Kansas City Anti-Violence Project (KCAVP) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation committed to providing domestic violence, sexual assault, and hate crimes advocacy and education to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community.

Immediate Assistance

GLBT National Hotline: 1.888.843.4564

Trans Lifeline 1.877.565.8860

Local Mental Health Hotline: 1.888.279.8188

Trevor Lifeline

Trevor Lifeline provides trained counselors 24/7 if you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk: 866.488.7386

Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline is a grassroots hotline and microgrants organization offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis - for the trans community, by the trans community.

Trans Lifeline was founded in 2014 as a peer-support crisis hotline. The Hotline was, and still is, the only service in the country in which all operators are transgender.

Because of the particularly vulnerable relationship transgender people have with police, it is also the only service in the country with a policy against non-consensual active rescue.

MCC Cares

Concerned about yourself or someone else attending MCC? Please visit the MCC-Cares Page

MCC Counselors

Learn about the diverse MCC Counselors including photographs and biographies and, the free counseling services through MCC.  

Mental Health - Self Help & Social Anxiety

It Gets Better

"It Gets Better Project" mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better.  Hear video stories from Adam Lambert, Wanda Sykes, RuPaul, Tim Gunn and more. 

We Are the Youth

We Are the Youth is an ongoing project chronicling the individual stories of LGBTQ+ youth in the United States.  Since June 2010, We Are the Youth has profiled more than 100 young people across the U.S.

Fact Sheet - Depression and Anxiety in LBGT People, What You Need to Know

This credible and user-friendly fact sheet entitled, Depression and Anxiety in LGBT People, What You Need To Know describes what depression and anxiety are, and explores some causes of depression and anxiety that are specific to LGBT people. 

To Write Love

To Write Love on Her Arms is dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide.

Social Anxiety Questionnaire

While the National Social Anxiety Center promotes clinical services, you can read posts about Social Anxiety, personal stories from their clients, and take a Self-Scoring Social Anxiety Questionnaire.