Substance abuse among LGBTQ people has dramatically increased in recent years. Learn why the LGBTQ community is so disproportionally affected by addiction.
Mental Health

Mental Health in the LGBTQ Community

Those who identify as LGBTQ are more likely than their non-LGBTQ counterparts to struggle with mental health disorders and substance misuse. Learn why and how.
Drug Addiction

Addiction in the LGBTQ+ Community

Addiction can affect everyone, but it affects the LGBTQ+ community at a disproportionate rate. Learn what places LGBTQ+ individuals at a higher risk of struggling with addiction and the barriers they encounter when seeking treatment.

My name is Craig, and I am a gay man in recovery.

Addiction is challenging for everyone, but members of the LGBTQ community face considerable barriers to treatment. Learn how to identify LGBTQ-friendly rehabs.

Jason Arsenault: Life After Addiction

I never imaged that treatment would have such a tremendous impact on me, and I definitely didn’t think that I would be back at Mountainside as a Recovery Coach.

The Truth Behind the High Rates of Substance Abuse in the LGBTQ Community

According to the American Psychological Association, minority stress is behind it. While times have changed, members of the LGBTQ community are still the minority and face incredible amounts of discrimination and prejudice that can trigger stress, anxiety, depression, and other mental disorders.