Glass Lawler Mental Health provides free therapeutic services to LGBTQ+ adults (18+). Clients of Glass Lawler Mental Health receive culturally responsive and affirming services, including 12 individual counseling sessions, with no referral or insurance required. Referral resources to other affirming therapeutic services or community resources will also be provided to clients.
The program also hosts monthly peer support groups and community social events in a welcoming, affirming environment.
Glass Lawler Mental Health is named for the late Carmah Lawler and her wife, Kathy Glass. The couple was very politically active and involved in the local community. Carmah was also a social worker and a passionate activist.
In a 2023 survey of LGBTQ+ Denver residents, 70% of respondents reported experiencing a mental health challenge in the past year. Glass Lawler Mental Health intends to address the significant need for LGBTQ-specific mental healthcare in our community, and strives to make getting help more accessible to all through our free services.