Why Are So Many Queer People Using Drugs and Alcohol?

Learn what places LGBTQ+ individuals at a higher risk of addiction and how people in the queer community can best seek treatment.

When You Come Out of the Closet, You Don’t Want to Go Back Into It

Being able to say, "I'm queer," I'm gay," "I'm a lesbian," "I'm trans" out loud is powerful. Being open about recovery is similar.

My Journey as a Gay Man in Recovery

For years, Kevin used alcohol to cope with who he was and who he thought he needed to be. His drinking eventually spiraled into alcoholism, and he found at risk of losing everything. In this article, Kevin shares how accepting who he is has played a critical role in his recovery.

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.

I’m a Gay Male Addict in Recovery

Overcoming addiction is never easy, especially when you are a part of the LGBTQ community. In this article, Lloyd shares his experience as a gay man in recovery.

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.

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.