Addiction Treatment in the LGBTQ+ Community

A Look Into the Trends and Culture of Addiction in the LGBTQ+ Community
Date: June 27, 2022

The culture of drug abuse and addiction is different among the LGBTQ+ community. Trends and attitudes differ significantly from the rest of the population. An estimated 20 to 30% of the LGBTQ community abuses substances, compared to about 9% of the U.S. population as a whole. Gay and bisexual... Read More.

Physical and Medical Signs of Drug Addiction

Potentially Identifying Substance Use Disorders in Someone
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Date: June 03, 2022

  Sometimes, drug addiction can result in certain physical and medical signs in a person. If you are worried about someone close to you struggling, there are behaviors you can look for. The following physical or medical signs may be indicative of drug addiction or abuse: Medical signs of... Read More.

What to Expect At A 12-Step Program Meeting

A Guide for Those New to Addiction Recovery
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Date: May 16, 2022

Livengrin and many other addiction recovery centers offer many kinds of group support meetings, including AA meetings (a.k.a 12 step programs).The idea of attending a 12-step program can be intimidating, especially if it is your first time. This is a quick overview to ease your nerves. When you arrive,... Read More.