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You Can Be Gay and Happy in Addiction Recovery | Is Your Soul Proud?

You Can Be Gay and Happy in Addiction Recovery | Is Your Soul Proud?

June 12th, 2018

Coming to terms with your identity can be a difficult and painful path…but one that leads to freedom and joy. If you are gay and struggling with substance use, this personal experience can help encourage you to live in your truth.

Addiction Prevention Strategies for the LGBT Community

Addiction Prevention Strategies for the LGBT Community

June 20th, 2017

Can substance abuse be prevented? We explore possible approaches for people in the LGBT community here.

Addiction Treatment Barriers in the LGBT Community

Addiction Treatment Barriers in the LGBT Community

April 30th, 2017

The LGBT community faces some unique barriers to getting treatment for drug and alcohol addiction. If these barriers are not recognized and addressed, professional care CANNOT adequately address Substance Use Disorder in LGBT people. What are the barriers? A review here.

Why the LGBT Community needs unique addiction treatment

Why the LGBT Community needs unique addiction treatment

March 21st, 2017

People in the LGBT Community who struggle with addiction need customized addiction treatment. Why? We explore. More on best practices in addiction treatment here.

Addiction risk factors in the LGBT community

Addiction risk factors in the LGBT community

February 25th, 2017

We cannot overlook two (2) main risk factors faced by Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people: trauma and isolation. Learn more, here.

2 LGBT Addiction Treatment Availability: Changes and Challenges (BOOK REVIEW)

LGBT Addiction Treatment Availability: Changes and Challenges (BOOK REVIEW)

February 11th, 2017

A book review of “Fundamentals of LGBT Substance Use Disorders” outlining the LGBT-specific risk factors for substance use as well as treatment challenges for these populations since the late 70s until the present day.

LGBT addiction recovery and resources

LGBT addiction recovery and resources

October 13th, 2015

Where can LGBT community members go to seek help for addiction? We speak with Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) and Certified Advanced Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor (CAADC), Jeff Zacharias – about resources and recovery here.

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