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By Robert J Kus

This ebook offers chemical dependency clinicians a sampling of the paintings being performed within the fields of homosexual and lesbian chemical dependency to let clinicians to supply higher deal with their homosexual and lesbian clients.

After an summary of seven learn stories which learn the occurrence of alcoholism and/or chemical dependency in homosexual and lesbian folks, the contributing authors discover the exact matters of improving homosexual and lesbian addicts.

Chapters concentration not just on matters within the fields of homosexual and lesbian chemical dependency yet how clinicians can use this data to higher deal with their homosexual and lesbian consumers.

Readers will locate new details on:

  • operating with HIV optimistic persons
  • homophobia as a serious root in chemically based gays and lesbians
  • confident adjustments for dysfunctional relationships universal with gays and lesbians
  • spirituality in homosexual and lesbian communities
  • the distinctive wishes of the agricultural gay/lesbian client
  • homosexual men’s teams in AA
  • a retrospective of NALGAP
  • assets and referrals for chemically based homosexual and lesbian persons

    Addiction and restoration in homosexual and Lesbian folks assists social staff and different aiding pros operating with chemically based consumers research extra approximately how one can accurately deal with them. homosexual and lesbian people improving from a chemical dependancy also will locate this publication enlightening.

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