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What is NALGAP? What are their goals? This article talks about the history and future of the National Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Addiction Professionals and Their Allies.
Currently, individuals in this community—like many individuals in other oppressed and stigmatized communities in America today—are struggling with increased anxiety and depression, often intensifying other existing mental health issues.
So much comes to mind when we talk about clients disclosing their sexual orientation or gender expression. How to treat clients in the LGBTQIA+ community.

The Evolution of Gambling Disorder

The connection between gambling disorder and substance use disorder (SUD) has been well established in the DSM.


Using Peer-Support Specialists and Digital Tools to Aid in SUD Recovery

Peer-support specialists (PSSs) are a critical part of the recovery process, both in person and even digitally.


Alcohol Addiction During the Pandemic

COVID brought a side effect of an increase in drinking.


Antisocial Personality and SUDs: An Integrated Approach to Treatment

"Even if programs chose other separate treatment models, it is important to include all of the components in the treatment process to ensure the best possible treatment outcomes.


Personal Experiences Addressing Substance Use Issues in a Health Plan

There are many pathways to recovery for individuals and family members. Awareness of these paths—professional, mutual aid, self-directed—and the many positive outcomes of clinical trials and surveys of individuals and/or families in recovery may help reduce stigma among medical professionals.


Healing Miracles

There are plenty of references to 'spontaneous healing' in health and medicine.


NALGAP’s Center of Excellence: A Higher Standard for LGBTQ Treatment

What is NALGAP? What are their goals? This article talks about the history and future of the National Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Addiction Professionals and Their Allies.


Factors to Consider When Treating the LGBTQ+ Population: An Overview for Treatment Professionals

Currently, individuals in this community—like many individuals in other oppressed and stigmatized communities in America today—are struggling with increased anxiety and depression, often intensifying other existing mental health issues.


Coming Out Loud and Proud: Treating Depression and Suicidality in LGBTQIA2+ Clients

So much comes to mind when we talk about clients disclosing their sexual orientation or gender expression. How to treat clients in the LGBTQIA+ community.


Beyond Tolerance: When Will Civil Justice Apply to People in Recovery?

Perpetuating negative perceptions of people who have addiction—whether or not they are in remission—has consequences.


Contingency Management and COVID-19: Adapting to Adversity

What is contingency management? How has COVID-19 changed the use of CM in treatment?


The Trifecta: Too Young, Too Smart, Too Successful to Be an Alcoholic

What are the three reasons most often given as to why those with drinking problems can't get sober?

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