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Celebrating, Supporting, and Affirming LGBTQ Youth

This is a week for celebrating, supporting, and affirming lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth.  On Sunday, October 11, we recognized National Coming Out Day.  And today, October 15, is Spirit Day, when we stand against the bullying of LGBT youth.  Observances like these are an opportunity to make these young people feel

2015-10-15T14:00:11-08:00October 15th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |

Understanding of Transgender Individuals by Definitions

Definitions : Understanding of Transgender As our understanding of transgender individuals by definitions and human sexuality improves, the terminology used by the transgender and medical communities continues to evolve. Substance abuse treatment professionals should use the definitions included here as a guide, with the caution that some transgender clients or health professionals may use slightly

2018-03-15T08:43:21-08:00March 24th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

Gay and Lesbian Intervention for Alcohol Addiction and Substance Abuse

A drug intervention can be the most effective technique in getting a drug user to turn around his or her life. According to the Addiction Intervention Resources, 92% of people who go through an intervention follow through and go to treatment. However, how do you go about the intervention process if you are dealing with a

2018-03-15T08:30:33-08:00January 27th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |