Green KE, Feinstein BA. Substance use in lesbian, gay, and bisexual populations: an update on empirical research and implications for treatment. Psychol Addict Behav J Soc Psychol Addict Behav. ;26(2) doi/a Senreich E. Are specialized LGBT program components helpful for gay and bisexual men in substance abuse treatment? Substance use and addiction is a significant problem in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community. People who identify as LGBT are at a greater risk for substance use and mental health issues compared to those who identify as heterosexual.
It speaks about many topics, such as religion, substance abuse, school, social isolation, and coming out, and provides information for addressing and ending gay and lesbian youth suicide. The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: Building a Foundation for Better Understanding. Data and Reports Sexual Orientation and Estimates of Adult Substance Use and Mental Health: Results from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health SAMHSA Programs & Initiatives SAMHSA’s LGBT-focused efforts include the following.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) adolescents are at increased risk for substance use, relative to their heterosexual counterparts. Although previous research has demonstrated that experiences of anti-LGBT harassment, discrimination, and victimization may explain some of Cited by: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) A Provider's Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals. US Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment; Rockville MD: Cited by:
Reducing risk for illicit drug use and prescription drug misuse: High school gay-straight alliances and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth. External Addictive Behaviors. ; Mustanski B, Greene GJ, Ryan D, Whitton SW. Feasibility, Acceptability, and Initial Efficacy of an Online Sexual Health Promotion Program for LGBT. Dec 13, · Research studies have shown that lesbian, gay and bisexual women are at significantly higher risk of anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and self-harm because of stress related to non-acceptance by family members, peers and friends. Please remember that you are not alone.