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3 Reasons Why LGBTQ+ Addiction Rates Are Likely to Remain High in 2020

You may know that certain demographics are at a higher risk to become addicted to drugs or alcohol than others. For example, it’s more likely that younger individuals such as teenagers and young adults will experiment with drugs and become addicted compared to someone who is older. But did you know that those who identify … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why LGBTQ+ Addiction Rates Are Likely to Remain High in 2020

November 27, 2019

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Counseling for LGBT Substance Abuse

The LGBT population has endured a long struggle to achieve equal rights and equal treatment in addiction – a battle that unfortunately continues in many regions of the country. Gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender individuals often face a host of issues that complicate recovery – including social stigmas, strained relationships with relatives, daily encounters with … Continue reading Counseling for LGBT Substance Abuse

April 24, 2018

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Dual Diagnosis Treatment for LGBT Patients

If you identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender and need addiction rehab, you may want to consider a treatment designed with alternative sexual orientation in mind. Drug and alcohol treatment has evolved greatly over the last decade, now providing specialty treatment options that offer greater understanding of LGBT issues alongside customized treatment solutions. On … Continue reading Dual Diagnosis Treatment for LGBT Patients

April 24, 2018