New Hope Recovery Center provides safe, supportive specialized addiction treatment to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, Questioning, and Intersex (LGBTQI) community. We recognize that individuals in the LGBTQI community may not seek out treatment services for fear of rejection or prejudice. You can rest assured that every member of our staff strongly believe in the diversity of the individual and honor their dignity and self worth.
New Hope Recovery Center was featured on the OWN Network. Iyanla: Fix My Secret Addiction About the episode: Life coach Iyanla Vanzant travels to Chicago to help Shannon, a 28-year-old crystal meth addict who is in denial about the full extent and destructive power of his addiction. Shannon’s drug abuse has led to three overdoses.. read more →
If you are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning or Intersex and you are seeking treatment for a drug or alcohol addiction, follow the guidelines below to make sure you are asking the right questions when inquiring about a treatment center’s program. We talk about how you can find the best treatment program for you, what.. read more →
One overarching question exists for LGBTQIs facing addiction: “Where and how do I socialize after I get sober?” For most gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in their 20’s and 30’s, their social lives often are centered in and around bars. There is no doubt that the prevalence of alcohol and drugs in the LGBTQI.. read more →
People often lump lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and intersex individuals into one group, referring to this population as the LGBTQI Community. Bisexual individuals constitute an important group within this larger community whose specific concerns often remain hidden or ignored. A majority of sexuality and mental health research combines people that identify as lesbian, gay,.. read more →
Alcohol and drug abuse is a major concern for individuals who identify as lesbian. A report published by SAMHSA in 2011 found people who identify as LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) are significantly more likely than the general population to use and abuse drugs or alcohol. This same study found lesbians are significantly more.. read more →
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