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LGBT Substance Abuse Treatment

There is a greater awareness in society of gender and sexual orientation diversity. Advocates in the LGBT community are doing a commendable job of educating the public. However, persistent marginalization has not moved the numbers of those needing LGBT substance abuse treatment. What Increases the Need for LGBT Substance Abuse Treatment? Understanding that a person’s…

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Mental Health Month

Each year, millions of people must face the reality that they or someone they love has a mental health disorder. This realization comes with societal stigmas and very little awareness of what this means. That is why organizations participate in annual Mental Health Month programs. During the month of May, organizations like the National Alliance…

patient undergoes acupuncture for addiction

Acupuncture for Addiction

Chinese practitioners have used acupuncture for more than 2,500 years to treat everything from digestive disorders to migraines. However, doctors have only recently begun using it to treat dependency issues. Acupuncture for addiction treatment is beneficial to clients in a number of ways. Here are just a few of them: How Acupuncture Works Acupuncturists believe…