Addiction and Recovery in Gay and Lesbian Persons
This book provides chemical dependency clinicians a sampling of the work being done in the fields of gay and lesbian chemical dependency to enable clinicians to provide better care for their gay and lesbian clients.
After an overview of 7 research studies which examine the incidence of alcoholism and/or chemical dependency in gay and lesbian persons, the contributing authors explore the special concerns of recovering gay and lesbian addicts.
Chapters focus not only on issues in the fields of gay and lesbian chemical dependency but how clinicians can use this knowledge to better care for their gay and lesbian clients.
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An excellent reference book for anyone who is involved with addictions counseling. Especially insightful and revealing book about the gay addictive culture. This is a must read for anyone providing any kind of addictions counseling to the gay community whether the care giver is gay or not.