Rates of substance abuse, addiction, and co-occurring mental health disorders are disproportionately higher among people on the LGBTQ+ spectrum than in other sectors of society. Studies show that those who identify as LGBTQ+ are twice as likely as heterosexual or cisgender adults to experience substance use disorders and mental health disorders. Despite growing acceptance, individuals who identify as LGBTQ+ continue to face homophobia and discrimination from strangers and from people they know, including family members. Harmony Hills is an inclusive LGBTQ+ addiction treatment center offering customized services to meet the challenges of those in this community trying to overcome addiction and mental health issues.
If you identify as LGBTQ+ and are struggling with your mental health, substance abuse, or both, the experienced and compassionate treatment team at Harmony Hills is here to provide you safe, effective treatment in a welcoming environment. Reach out to us today at 855.494.0357.
Treatment for the LGBTQ+ Community
Members of the LGBTQ+ community have historically faced challenges getting the healthcare they need without judgment or bias, including treatment for substance use disorders and mental health disorders. Thankfully, over the past couple of decades, there has been a shift in the attitudes and perceptions about those who identify on the LGBTQ+ spectrum, making it easier for them to be open and seek treatment without fear.
Many who identify as LGBTQ have experienced discrimination publicly, in their relationships with friends and family, or both. They face daily challenges that their heterosexual and cisgender peers often cannot understand, such as:
- Prejudice based on sexual orientation
- Desertion from family and friends
- Rejection from social groups and activities
- Physical, mental, and sexual abuse
- Threats, public humiliation, and hate crimes
- Job and housing losses
- Internalized self-hatred
Recognizing these issues and understanding how to account for them in a treatment program is crucial to providing a safe, comfortable environment for LGBTQ+ clients to pursue recovery.
At Harmony Hills, we strive to understand the specific needs of all of our clients. We realize that LGBTQ+ individuals have often had to spend their lives trying to conform to norms unsuited to their identity, causing them to feel alienated or disconnected. That is why we are proud to be an inclusive rehab center providing treatment for all without prejudice.
Goals of an Inclusive Rehab Center
Recovery is an individual journey. At Harmony Hills, we know that each person who comes through our doors has a unique makeup and has had unique experiences that play a role in their substance use disorders and mental health disorders. We take the time needed to get to know each of our clients and their goals for treatment so that we can create a treatment plan best suited to their needs. In our LGBTQ+ addiction treatment center, we help clients address issues that impact their wellbeing, such as:
- Gender identity and sexual orientation
- Coming out
- Social stigmas, prejudice, and discrimination
- Same-sex relationship dynamics
- Healthy sexuality
We employ evidence-based and holistic treatment modalities to heal the mind, body, and spirit, all damaged by substance abuse and mental health issues. Clients in our LGBTQ+ inclusive rehab center can benefit from therapy programs including:
- 12-step programs
- Family therapy
- Trauma therapy
- Individual therapy
- Group therapy
- Behavioral therapy
- Relapse prevention therapy
Contact the LGBTQ+ Addiction Treatment Center at Harmony Hills
Harmony Hills relies on ground-breaking research to ensure that we provide all of our clients with the best chance for a successful recovery. We are proud to offer a wide array of evidence-based treatments that have been clinically proven to be effective in treating addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. We also incorporate holistic approaches, including yoga, guided meditation, physical fitness programming, and high-quality nutritional programming.
Harmony Hills offers substance abuse and mental health treatment for members of the LGBTQ+ community in a safe and welcoming environment. Contact us today to learn more about the benefits of choosing an LGBTQ+ inclusive addiction treatment center. Use our online form or call us at 855.494.0357.