LGBTQ+ and Substance Abuse
Substance abuse is a large epidemic that exists in our communities today. Unfortunately, the LGBTQ+ community is at a higher risk for addiction. This may be the case due to the development of various mental health disorders, which may result from discrimination, rejection, and abuse. If you are interested in learning more, the Recovery Village as well as DrugRehab.com has provided us links with more information below.
Dual Diagnosis + Addictions
Often times, people who have a Substance Use Disorder (SUD) may not realize that they are also dealing with a mental health disorder. However, this is a very common occurrence. These co-occurring disorders may have an influence on one other, making it more difficult to resolve without professional help. The Addiction Center is a great resource to use to find out more information. To learn more about them as well as about dual diagnoses and substance use disorders, visit the link below.