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Fighting Substance Abuse in the LGBTQ Community


Substance use disorders affect 20 to 30 percent of the LGBTQ population, compared to 8.4 percent of the general population, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. These alarming numbers stress a need for more substance use recovery programs that cater to LGBTQ individuals.


More on how to fight the main drivers of substance abuse, including stress, homophobia, and stigma, can be found at DrugRehab.com's LGBTQ Guide