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.
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.
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.