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Self-Care Guide

Simple ways to practice self-care at home, at school, and in public.

Self-Care at Home

  • Call the TrevorLifeline at 866-488-7386

  • Connect with safe, supportive community of LGBTQ folks on

  • Login to

  • Do an activity that soothes you

  • Make an appointment with a therapist

  • Collect a self-care box; collect items that relax you

Self-Care at School

  • Write down 5 things you’re grateful for

  • Reach out to a counselor or adult you admire

  • Identify your feelings; journal what you’re going through

  • Share with an adult you trust

  • If you’re in class breathe in and out slowly

  • Observe what’s positive around you

Self-Care in Public

  • Text ‘START’ to 678-678

  • Spend time in nature

  • Pick up 2-3 natural materials and feel them between your fingers

  • Practice repeating kind words to yourself

  • Ask for a glass of water and sip it slowly

  • Snack on something mindfully

Carrollton Rainbow Inc. is a non-profit organization that hosts regular meetups and events in Carrollton, GA and the surrounding West Georgia area for fellowship with LGBTQ+ and allies.  Our signature events include our annual Carrollton Pride Festival, Carrollton Pride Prom and Carrollton Drag Shows. Additionally, Carrollton Rainbow partners with local venues and restaurants in Carrollton, GA and other organizations to provide a calendar of fun things to do in Carrollton, GA and fun things to do in West Georgia.  We host Q&As, ally-oriented workshops, and online guides to provide the best local LGBTQ+ resources possible as well as to create dialogue with the local communityCarrollton Rainbow believes that representation matters and participates annually in the Atlanta Pride Parade, UWG Homecoming Parade, Carrollton Christmas Parade, Carrollton Mayfest and Carrollton's 4th of July Parade. Our visibility allows others in the West Georgia LGBTQ+ community to live with confidence and pride and to celebrate our identity and shared cultural history.


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