Category: Affirmative Treatment

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LGBTQ-Affirmative Addiction Treatment: What It Is, Why It’s Important, And How Clinicians Can Implement It

With Contributions From Michael Pezzulo, LMFT What Is LGBTQ-Affirmative Addiction Treatment? LGBTQ-affirmative addiction treatment addresses the unique needs of people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning. Instead of treating these individuals as outsiders, LGBTQ-affirmative treatment… Read More

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Transgender People Suffer From Drug and Alcohol Addiction More Than Anyone Else. Here’s Why.

Addiction is destroying the LGBTQ community. In fact, about 30% of LGBTQ people report abusing drugs and/or alcohol. Thanks to decades of research, we know LGBTQ people are more likely to suffer from addiction than their straight counterparts… Read More

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4 Reasons Gender Pronouns Matter More Than You Think

4 Reasons Gender Pronouns Matter More Than You Think (#3 Will Surprise You) Have you ever introduced yourself to someone, mentioned your name a few times throughout the conversation, and still the other person signs off “Bye John”… 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

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

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