Discrimination in the LGBTQIA+ Community
7.6 Million Adults
There were 7.6 million LGBTQIA+ adults affected by substance use disorders or mental health disorders in 2019, and only 7.4% of treatment programs offered specialized services to them.
Internal and External Trauma Factors
The Importance of LGBTQIA+ Addiction Treatment
STR Behavioral Health is nationally recognized by the Human Rights Campaign for providing services to the LGBTQIA+ community. We offer specialized process groups designed to allow the LGBTQIA+ community a safe, friendly, and open environment to share their stories.
Our staff is trained to meet the specific needs of LGBTQIA+ individuals and provides a welcoming, safe, and gender-affirming environment. Visit the Healthcare Equality Index on the HRC website to learn more about what it means to be an affirmative treatment provider.
Finding LGBTQIA+ Friendly Treatment Centers
STR Behavioral Health offers LGBTQIA+ affirming housing and clinical groups, as well as trained and supportive staff members that focus on advocacy and assistance with community resources. LGBTQIA+ specialized process groups are offered at all levels of care at our LGBTQIA+ rehab centers. We offer a detox program followed by LGBTQIA+ substance abuse treatment.
FAQs About Our Specialized LGBTQ+ Care
What LGBTQIA+ treatment does STR Behavioral Health offer?
- LGBTQIA+ and allies process groups
- Psycho-educational groups
- Affirming housing
- Individualized treatment plans
What are the benefits of an LGBTQIA+ treatment center?
Health Equality Index membership means STR Behavioral Health has LGBTQIA+ visibility in our treatment center, allowing our clients to feel comfortable being themselves. This helps break down barriers for individuals who question their sexuality and gender identity to focus on substance abuse and mental health treatment.
Each member of our staff at our LGBTQIA+ treatment center undergoes continuous education to help them recover from their disorders. Each year, STR Behavioral Health staff participates in a minimum of 30 hours of training. These trainings include:
- Gender-affirming care training
- Inclusion trainings
- LGBTQIA+ cultural and competent care training
- LGBTQIA+ healthcare training and education
What kind of services are offered at STR Behavioral Health for the LGBTQIA+ community?
STR Behavioral Health provides drug and alcohol treatment to LGBTQIA+ individuals as well as LGBTQIA+ affirming housing, clinical groups, and trained and supportive staff for advocacy and resources in the community. Our LGBTQIA+ rehab centers provide detox and residential treatment, a family program, and an alumni program. We also offer a detox program for those who are not ready for residential treatment.