LGBTQ+ Drug Rehab
Specialized Treatment for the LGBTQ+ Community
The road to addiction looks different for everyone who walks it. For some, it is rooted in trauma. For others, it may be the combination of genetic and environmental factors that contributed to the development of their addiction. Some individuals can say with confidence that they developed an addiction when they started experimenting with drugs, while others may have years of recreational use under their belts.
Though it may look different in the beginning, the similarities can be astounding. Many find that they isolate themselves from their loved ones and gravitate towards others who are using or misusing substances. There is often relationship strain, and possibly negative mental and physical health effects.
If you find yourself on the fence of whether or not you need help, the fact that you have that thought is significant. Having this thought means that there is something inside of you that sees your use as a problem. Maybe you haven’t hit the difficult rock bottom that others have, however, you likely have experienced your own consequences.
Marina Harbor Detox is an LGBTQ+ drug detox program in San Francisco, California. As a detoxification program, our focus is on supporting and helping you find comfort while your body adjusts to the natural changes when you stop using. To learn more about our San Francisco medical detox program, we invite you to call (866) 525-3026.
Substance Abuse Rates in the LGBTQ+ Community
Research has shown that individuals within the LGBTQ+ community represent a larger portion of individuals living with a substance use disorder than heterosexual individuals. The National Institute on Drug Abuse reported that sexual minority adults have higher use patterns of substances as well.
A 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health for adults who identified as Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual showed that approximately 6.8 million individuals were living with a substance use disorder, 1.9 million of which had an additional mental health concern.
The same survey reported that the most commonly abused substances among its participants were marijuana, psychotherapeutic drugs, hallucinogens, cocaine, inhalants, methamphetamine, and heroin.
Marina Harbor Detox is a San Francisco LGBTQ+ drug rehab facility that offers a holistic and comfortable detoxification program. Our facility provides private accommodations and care throughout all our treatment spaces. To learn more about the treatment options available at Marina Harbor Detox, call (866) 525-3026 today.
Why Is Substance Abuse Common in the LGBTQ+ Community?
An unfortunate reality of our world is that individuals within the LGBTQ+ community are at a
higher risk of discrimination, stigmas, violence, and harassment than those who are not. These experiences increase the risk of mental health concerns, including substance use disorders.
If you are looking for LGBTQ+ addiction treatment in San Francisco, we encourage you to contact Marina Harbor Detox today. Our staff will help you develop a comprehensive understanding of addiction and recovery. Call (866) 525-3026 to learn more.
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What Are the Challenges in LGBTQ+ Addiction Treatment?
A challenge to be aware of is that we have observed a trend that LGBTQ+ individuals who get help for a substance use disorder often have a more severe presentation than others. So, from the beginning, individuals in the LGBTQ+ community are at a higher risk of progressing further in their addiction than others who may be in treatment with them.
Addiction treatment programs often utilize group therapy sessions which can unintentionally make members of the LGBTQ+ community feel as though they cannot fully open up about their addiction and other challenges they experience. Specialized treatment programs have shown better outcomes for members of the LGBTQ+ community.
Marina Harbor Detox offers a comfortable detox program in San Francisco, CA. Our staff will focus on your care and work with you to develop an effective and realistic relapse prevention plan that can support your recovery when you return home. Call (866) 525-3026 to speak with a representative today.
Escape the Chaos of Addiction Today
Here at Marina Harbor Detox we understand that no two clients are alike. We offer each and every client a unique experience that fits their individual needs when seeking treatment for addiction. Our San Francisco drug and alcohol rehab center provides the perfect escape. Here you can focus on healing the core issues that lead to substance abuse in the first place, in a safe and comfortable environment. Our admissions coordinators are standing by day and night to help you find your personal solution.
What to Look for in a LGBTQ+ Drug Rehab?
If you are ready to look for an LGBTQ+ rehab, you will first want to find a rehab that can provide the treatment that you need. This refers to the substance, or substances, that you are addicted to, as well as the correct level of care. There are different needs among individuals who are in inpatient and outpatient treatment programs.
If you are living with another mental health concern, you will want to find a rehab that offers dual diagnosis treatment. Research has shown again and again that receiving treatment for an addiction and another mental health concern concurrently increases your chance of having a healthy and lasting recovery.
Rehab programs can provide you with specialized programming for individuals in the LGBTQ+ community. This can be additional group therapy, individual therapy, or educational sessions that focus on experiences unique to LGBTQ+ individuals.
If you are a member of the LGBTQ+ community and struggling with drugs or alcohol, Marina Harbor Detox is an inclusive drug rehab that will provide you with the compassion and support you need in the early stages of your recovery. We will work with you to build a foundation for your recovery that can support you when you return home. Call (866) 525-3026 to learn more.
Marina Harbor Detox Offers LGBTQ+ Addiction Treatment in San Francisco
Marina Harbor Detox is a drug and alcohol rehab facility in San Francisco, CA that offers detoxification services. Our medication-assisted detox program monitors you for known complications that can occur during this process while working to ease some of the discomforts associated with detoxification.
We can help individuals who are struggling with the use of alcohol, benzodiazepines, cocaine, opiates, methamphetamine, heroin, kratom, and MDMA.
During your time in our treatment program, you will have access to unique alternative treatment options that are all aimed to support you in your recovery. This includes art therapy, drama therapy, relapse prevention education, yoga, meditation, breathwork, boxing, and fitness and exercise opportunities.
Before your time with us is complete, our staff will work with you to develop an effective and realistic relapse prevention plan that can provide you with a road map for the beginning stages of your recovery. For some, this may include continuing with inpatient or outpatient treatment programs.
If you are a member of the LGBTQ+ community and would like to stop using drugs or alcohol, we encourage you to speak with a Marina Harbor Detox representative. Detoxing without medical supervision can be dangerous, and even deadly. Our staff will provide you with support and compassion to help you get through this phase of your recovery. Give yourself the opportunity to receive help that can have a lasting impact on your recovery. Call (866) 525-3026 today to learn more about addiction treatment options in San Francisco.