Parenting Issues A common misconception is that LGBT individuals are not partnered and do not have children. The reality is that many LGBT individuals are coupled, have children, and exercise the same responsible parenting as their heterosexual counterparts. Many LGBT individuals have children from previous heterosexual marriages. Moreover, as more LGBT couples adopt, become foster…


Clinical Issues in Substance Abuse Treatment With Transgender Individuals Ratner (1993) points out that treating substance-abusing gay men and lesbians means being aware of their unique problems in order for treatment to be effective. The same can be said for transgender substance abusers. Aspects such as societal and internalized transphobia, violence, discrimination, family issues, isolation,…


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…