We partnered with a community-based organization that operates three alcohol and substance abuse centers in Los Angeles County that includes programming targeting gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender populations. Ongoing Stigma Many of the men in our study learned to cope with ongoing stigma in recovery. The Kindred Family Program. While this may not be surprising for gay youth or young adults, it does serve as a stark reminder of the ongoing importance of family acceptance across the lifespan: I knew other smartphone apps existed to connect other populations such as Grindr for gay men, Untappd for beer lovers, and Runkeeper for runners, so I was shocked to find that no similar app existed to connect people in recovery. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.
Participants who completed the study were asked to refer their friends.
As graduation neared, she considered stopping. This should come as no surprise because family-related stressors are associated with a higher likelihood of relapse, a lower likelihood of abstinence, and more post-treatment substance use problems Venner et al. Evergreen Magazine. The persons conducting the interviews had experience working with the population and conducting interviews with them.
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