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LGBTQ Pride 2019

The month of June is here and that means Pride is in full swing! As we have mentioned in previous posts, the celebration of Gay Pride or LGBTQ Pride is “the positive stance against discrimination and violence” toward… Read More

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The Deadly Effects of Mixing Meth and Fentanyl

Substance abuse is a serious problem in the United States today. As Jon Zibbell, the former epidemiologist for the CDC stated in a recent Buzzfeed News article, “It’s not your father’s drug market anymore. What we are really… Read More

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7 Reasons Why Choosing an LGBTQ-Affirmative Program Matters

There is much to consider when choosing a treatment program for substance abuse and addiction, but one of the most important aspects of this process is to make sure the facility of your choice takes all your needs,… Read More

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Alcohol Withdrawal Treatment at Home

Alcohol withdrawal can be a painful, distressing time. In some cases, it can be unsafe—potentially even life-threatening—to go through it at home. However, many people want to have this option, especially if they are unlikely to experience severe… Read More

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Top Tips for Meth Comedown

Coming down from meth is one of the hardest experiences ever. It feels extremely uncomfortable, and in many cases, it is also very difficult on your mind, your emotions, and your perception of yourself. Here is our guide… Read More

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Top 10 Signs of a Meth User

Methamphetamine is an incredibly addictive and dangerous drug that can cause severe side effects, addiction, dependence, withdrawal, and even death. In fact, a person can die from using meth just one time. Also, it is an extremely powerful… Read More

Ashlee Marie Preston “Strikes The Balance”

Written by Paulo Murillo for WehoTimes Ashlee Marie Preston needs little introduction in recovery spaces. The Louisville, Kentucky native is a media personality, producer, writer, speaker, and civil rights activist. She is the Host/Executive Producer of her own… Read More

The Consequences Of Elections On LGBTQ People

The Consequences of Elections on LGBTQ People Whether we choose to believe it or not, the outcome of an election affects all of us, and this is especially true of local elections and midterms. Though the media focuses… Read More

Understanding Needs of Transgender Individuals in Treatment

Understanding Needs of Transgender Individuals in Treatment Everyone has unique needs for safe and effective addiction treatment, and transgender individuals often require specific, informed care that focuses on avoiding traumatization, validating identity, and helping patients feel comfortable and… Read More

Intersectionality Within LGBTQ – Affirmative Treatment

Intersectionality is an important consideration for LGBTQ-affirmative treatment centers. It is necessary for individuals who treat patients at these facilities to understand intersectionality and its importance in the LGBTQ community as well as its effects on mental disorders… Read More