Stage One: Identity Confusion Most identity stage models suggest that the first stage involves some denial and confusion regarding one’s feelings of attraction and sense of self. Cass’ (1979) stage one is Identity Confusion, which occurs when people see their behavior as homosexual and face a crisis about who they are. Many people use alcohol…

Alcohol and Drug Use and Sexual Activity Many people think of gay men as sexually obsessed, in part as a result of the general media’s focus on gay male sexual activity and reporting on and concern over human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Gay men are probably no more sexually obsessed or…

I have often heard about the alcoholics who are in early recovery remark that, “If this is what recovery is like, I’d rather go back to drinking.” Lack of Deficiency, especially the B vitamins and vitamin C, may be responsible for much of the lethargy, skin irritation, memory loss and depression experienced by people who…

Information on Cocaine Treatment Options Cocaine treatment options are basically: In patient therapy and Out patient therapy.  The one you choose should be something discussed between you and a health care professional.  You may think you know what’s best, but ultimately you should leave it up to a specialist.  They’ve dealt with enough situations just…

Looking for Cocaine Addiction Centers Cocaine addiction can occur very quickly and can be difficult to break.  Addicts often have many serious physical and psychological problems that can be dangerous to themselves or others if not properly cared for.  This unique addiction requires specialized treatment methods for the best results. Cocaine addiction centers can help…

Executive Alcohol Rehab in Orange County Despite the affluence of many who live in Orange County, life there isn’t all Disneyland. Orange County is the home of many Fortune 500 companies. While working at such a company may lead to the luxurious Southern California lifestyle, it also involves a great deal of stress. A high-powered…