Degrees of LGBT Sensitivity In addition to addressing issues of accessibility, it is important for program administrators and staff to create a supportive environment for LGBT individuals. The impact on the client of anti- GBT bias and internalized homophobia should be considered when developing the treatment plans of LGBT people with substance abuse problems. Few…

Clinical Issues With Youth Adolescence is a time of significant physical and psychosocial development. As adolescents develop, they rely increasingly on peers for information and support. They must also learn how to deal with boundaries and begin to integrate various aspects of their identity. Experimentation, exploration, and risk taking characterize adolescence, and many adolescents explore…

Information on Alcohol and Drug Treatment Services If you’re addicted to drugs, alcohol or both, you desperately need to start seeking treatment as soon as possible.  This can be done a number of ways, but no matter what, you’ll most likely enroll in some sort of alcohol and drug treatment services recommended to you.  It’s…

Information about Eating Disorders in Women Did you know that about 10 million women and young girls in the United States today are suffering from some sort of eating disorder?  This could be Bulimia, Anorexia or Bingers.  All 3 of these can be deadly.  Bulimia will take a toll on your body and sometimes when…

Drug Rehabilitation in California for Cocaine Users Cocaine addiction is one of the most difficult types of substance abuse to conquer. It has a particularly quick onset, which means a person can become addicted after using cocaine just a few times, and has the highest recurrence rate of any street drug addiction. For this reason,…

Sun, Sand and Sobriety: Alcohol Treatment Centers in San Diego The fun and sun of Southern California can cure a lot of what ails you. If you’re suffering from boredom, burnout or just need-a-vacation-itis, sand beaches and theme parks will pretty much take care of it. If you’re suffering from alcohol abuse, however, you’re going…