Alcohol and Drug Use - LGBTQIA Healthcare Guild

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The National Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Addiction


NALGAP - The National Association of Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Addiction Professionals is a membership organization founded in 1979 and dedicated to the prevention and treatment of alcoholism, substance abuse, and other addictions in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer communities....

MPOWERED: Best and Promising Practices for LGBT Tobacco Prevention and Control


The Network for LGBT Health Equity is dedicated to culling the effective strategies learned from programs and making them accessible to the many other people who want to build similar projects in their regions. The Network is one of six CDC- funded tobacco disparity networks, each dedicated to convening people, identifying best practices and fostering the growth of the field. Our work is very much informed by the other disparity networks we work alongside. We benefit not only from information about how LGBT people of color and low socioeconomic status are impacted by tobacco, but also from seeing what similar barriers are encountered by other disparity networks....

Surgeon General Warnings Regarding Substance Use


According to the American Medical Association, “Drinking becomes too much when it causes or elevates the risk for alcohol-related problems or complicates the management of other health problems. According to epidemiologic research, men who drink more than 4 standard drinks in a day (or more than 14 per week) and women who drink more than 3 in a day (or more than 7 per week) are at increased risk for alcohol-related problems.


Individual responses to alcohol vary, however. Drinking at lower levels may be problematic depending on many factors, such as age, coexisting conditions, and use of medication. Because it isn’t known whether any amount of alcohol is safe during pregnancy, the Surgeon General urges abstinence for women who are or may become pregnant”....Click here to Read the AMA Article.

 

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Resources for LGBTQ Individuals


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. In order to achieve this mission, SAMHSA has identified 8 Strategic Initiatives to focus the Agency's work on improving lives and capitalizing on emerging opportunities....

The Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) - LGBT Resources


Provided by ATTC - The Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network - A Provider's Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals: Training Curriculum, First Edition....

Provider Resources



This document seeks to inform administrators and clinicians about appropriate diagnosis and treatment approaches that will help ensure the development or enhancement of effective lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)-sensitive programs. Serving as both a reference tool and program guide, it provides statistical and demographic information, prevalence data, case examples and suggested interventions, treatment guidelines and approaches, and organizational policies and procedures.....



Developed by the University of Iowa with content based on the US Department of Health & Human Services, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) publication by the same title.

 

Substance Use Resources for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Individuals


CE-Classes.com - Continuing Education Class - Substance Abuse Treatment for LGBT Individuals

This course is based on a publication the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) and is designed to provide mental health and substance abuse counselors with a great deal of information regarding working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) individuals.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) - A Providers Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. In order to achieve this mission, SAMHSA has identified 8 Strategic Initiatives to focus the Agency's work on improving lives and capitalizing on emerging opportunities.


NALGAP - A Providers Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals

NALGAP - The National Association of Lesbian and Gay Bisexual and Transgender Addiction Professionals is a membership organization founded in 1979 and dedicated to the prevention and treatment of alcoholism, substance abuse, and other addictions in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer communities.


American Psychological Association - Changing Unhealthy Behavior

The American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With more than 154,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide. The mission of the APA is to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people’s lives.


American Medical Association - Facts about Youth and Alcohol

The American Medical Association helps doctors help patients by uniting physicians nationwide to work on the most important professional and public health issues. AMA policy on issues in medicine and public health is decided through its democratic policy-making process, in the AMA House of Delegates. The AMA's activities with for-profit entities are directed by AMA guidelines for corporate relationships, and its Internet products follow AMA guidelines for health and information websites.


American Medical Association - Helping Patients Who Drink too Much


(SAMSA) ATTC - Addiction Technology Transfer Center - LGBT Resources

The Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network is dedicated to identifying and advancing opportunities for improving addiction treatment. Our vision is to unify science, education and services to transform the lives of individuals and families affected by alcohol and other drug addiction.




National Resources for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Individuals


Rainbow Bridge Community Services - Psychiatric / Chemical Dependency


Secular Organizations For Sobriety National Office - Non 12 Step

Sexaholics Anonymous International Central Office

Sexual Anonymous International Family Groups World Service Office

Sexual Compulsives Anonymous International Service Organization

Adult Children Of Alcoholics World Service Organization, Inc - 12 Step Programs

Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. - 12 Step Programs

Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. - 12 Step Programs

Cocaine Anonymous World Service Office - 12 Step Programs

Crystal Meth Anonymous CMA General Services - 12 Step Programs

Marijuana Anonymous World Services - 12 Step Programs

International Council on Alcohol and Addiction - ICAA


SAMHSA - Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator


National Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)


National Association of Lesbian and Gay Addiction Professionals - NALGAP


National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD)


National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers - NAATP

National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors - NAADAC

National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors - NASADAD


National Association on Drug Court Professionals - NADCP




Additional Resources for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Individuals


National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information - NCADI


Adult Children of Alcoholics

Al-Anon/Alateen - People Affected by Alcoholism

Alcohol Cost Calculator for Kids

Alcohólicos Anónimos - Spanish


Alcoholics Anonymous - AA


Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research

Alina Lodge - Residential Rehabilitation Center

The Alliance Project - Advocacy

American Council for Drug Education - Substance Abuse Prevention

American Society of Addiction Medicine

Brink's Place - Recovery from Addiction

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

Partnership for Recovery - Health Care and Addiction Policy


The Caron Foundation - Treatment Community

Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies at Brown University

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC

Center for Science in the Public Interest - CSPI

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention - CSAP

Center for Substance Abuse Research - CESAR

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment - CSAT

Cocaine Anonymous

CollegeDrinkingPrevention.gov

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America

Do It Now Foundation - Youth / College Students

Drug Strategies - Education, Treatment and Advocacy

Dual Recovery Anonymous - Dual Diagnosis Recovery

Employee Assistance Professionals Association - EAPA

Ensuring Solutions to Alcohol Problems


Extra Mile - Recovering Support Services

Facing Alcohol Concerns through Education - FACE

Fighting Back - Substance Abuse Collaboration

Betty Ford Center - Addiction Recovery Center

Hanley Center - Support and Treatment Programs

Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention

Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Study

Hazelden Foundation - Residential and Outpatient Services

International Labor Organization's Substance Abuse in the Workplace Database

Intervention Resource Center - Friends and Family Resources

Jewish Alcoholics, Chemically Dependent Persons And Significant Others

Johnson Institute - Addiction Treatment

Join Together - Boston University School of Public Health Interventions

Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free

Legal Action Center - Fights Against Discrimination Towards Those with History of Addiction

Lowe Family Foundation - Alcohol Abuse Foundation

Media Literacy for Drug Prevention - Office of National Drug Control Policy

The Marin Institute for the Prevention of Alcohol and Other Drug Problems

Michael's House -The Treatment Center for Men - Non-Profit Low Cost Treatment Facility

Monitoring the Future Study: A Continuing Study of American Youth

Mothers Against Drunk Driving - MADD

Moyers on Addiction: Close to Home - Science and the Disease of Addiction

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

Nar-Anon Family Groups

National Association for Children Of Alcoholics - NACOA

National Association on Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Inc. - NAADD

National Black Alcoholism and Addictions Council - NBAC

National Center on Addiction & Substance Abuse at Columbia University - CASA

National Families in Action - National Drug Education and Policy Center

National Family Partnership - Parents Preventing Kids Addiction

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - DWI and DUI Statistics

National Inhalant Prevention Coalition - NIPC

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism - NIAAA

National Institute of Health - National Institute on Drug Abuse - NIDA

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome - NOFAS

Office of National Drug Control Policy - ONDCP

Oxford House - Drug Free Group Home

Partnership for a Drug-Free America

Phoenix House - Addiction Treatment

Physician Leadership on National Drug Policy - PLNDP

National Alcohol and Drug Recovery Month

Remove Intoxicated Drivers - RID

Rutgers University Center of Alcohol Studies Library

Safe & Drug Free Schools Program - Tobacco, Drug, Alcohol Prevention

Secular Organizations for Sobriety - SOS

Christopher D. Smithers Foundation - Alcoholism Treatment Advocacy

Save Ourselves International - SOS Sobriety

Students Against Destructive Decisions - SADD

Stepping Stones Foundation - Alcohol Treatment

Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists - SALIS (Alcohol, Tobacco, Drugs)

The Trauma Foundation - Preventing Alcohol/Drug Injuries

Women For Sobriety

US Department of Labor's Working Partners for an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace - Stats

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