Tag: Affirmative treatment

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They, He, She, Ze: What Are Pronouns And Why Do They Matter In LGBTQ Addiction Treatment?

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about pronouns lately.  For example, you might have heard that Merriam Webster designated “they” (used as a singular personal pronoun) as their word of the year for 2019. Or you might have… Read More

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Substance Abuse In Transmen and Transwomen—What’s Similar, What’s Different & What Can Be Done

Despite growing awareness and acceptance of transgender people, substance abuse in transmen and transwomen is a huge problem. Learn why transgender people suffer more from substance abuse, how substance abuse differs between transmen and transwomen, and how La… Read More

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Barriers to Substance Abuse Treatment For African Americans And What We Can Do To Improve It

Over 38% of American Americans entering prison are convicted of drug offenses. For whites, that number is 25.4%. Even worse, Blacks are more likely to be killed by law enforcement, often being labeled as violent addicts. What’s more, African… Read More

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