Fundamentals of LGBT Substance Use Disorders: Multiple Identities, Multiple Challenges

Fundamentals of LGBT Substance Use Disorders: Multiple Identities, Multiple Challenges

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781939594112
Publisher: Harrington Park Press, LLC
Publication date: 11/08/2016
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

?Michael Shelton has previously served as a board member for NALGAP (National Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Addiction Professionals and Their Allies). Among his previous books are Gay Men and Substance Abuse: A Basic Guide for Addicts and Those Who Care for Them, which was awarded Best LGBT Book of the Year by the Independent Book Publishers Association, and Family Pride: What LGBT Families Should Know About Navigating Home, School, and Safety in Their Neighborhoods.

Table of Contents

Foreword, by Dana G. Finnegan and Emily B. McNally
Introduction
Section 1. An Overview of LGBT Substance Use
1. An Introduction to LGBT Substance Use Disorders
2. Factors Leading to LGBT Substance Abuse
3. Treatment of LGBT Substance Abuse
Section 2. LGBT-Specific Substance Use Patterns
4. Trans People and Substance Use
5. Bisexual Individuals and Substance Use
6. Lesbians and Substance Use
7. Gay Men and Substance Use
Section 3. Intersecting Identities
8. LGBT Youth and Substance Use
9. LGBT Elders and Substance Use
10. Substance Use and LGBT Family Constellations
11. LGBT Substance Users in the Criminal Justice System
12. LGBT Individuals in Rural Environments
Appendix I. Treatment Agency Self-Audit: Policy and Procedures
Appendix II. Treatment Agency Self-Audit: LGBT Employees
Appendix III. The Gay Affirmative Practice Scale
Abbreviations
Notes
Bibliography
Resources on LGBT Substance Use and Treatment
Index

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