Addictions Recovery Groups and Support
Conifer Counseling offers chemical abuse/dependency treatment for member of the GLBT community. Conifer Counseling has individualized chemical dependency treatment plans that includes sensitivity to the GLBT community. Treatment options include an exclusive supplemental GLBT treatment group and a GLBT experienced clinician. In addition, Conifer also offers connections with a psychiatric clinician as well as a suboxone program for opiate dependent clients.
Please contact Dina Marrocco, M.S. with any questions, at 585-442-8422 x110
Substance use disorders have a greater effect on LGBTQ+ people than on the heterosexual population. The LGBTQ+ community must overcome several obstacles, including being denied substance abuse treatment because of their sexual identity. However, through the proper understanding and accommodation of LGBTQ+ care principles, substance abuse treatment can be successful.
DrugRehab.com is a web resource provided and funded by Advanced Recovery Systems (ARS). ARS is an integrated behavioral health care management organization dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders and mental health issues. We provide well-researched, fact-based resources on this site.
First Time Going to Drug Rehab? Here’s What to Expect:
We understand that you are uncomfortable and nervous about entering gay drug rehab. At Lakeview Health, we have created an environment to ensure your safety while attending our gay drug rehab program. Upon entering our drug rehab center you will receive a warm welcome. We will guide you through the process of checking in, medical assessment and unpacking. Our staff is available 24/7 to assist you with adjusting to drug addiction treatment.
Our medical team will be your first interaction, followed by our clinical team. You will be assessed for detox medications and asked if you want to enter our specialized gay drug rehab track, Freedom Rings.
We have five stages in our program: Detox, inpatient drug rehab, residential rehab, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs. Each phase of our gay drug rehab program offers individualized addiction treatment addressing your specific needs.
Our gay drug rehab program offers:
Medical and clinical assessment
Individual and group counseling
Help is available 24 hours a day at 888-267-0228
Chemical abuse/dependency treatment for GLBT people. This organization advertises in the Empty Closet as having specialized chemical dependency treatment to the GLBT community, with exclusive GLBT treatment group and a GLBT experienced clinician.
David Fortuna, is the GLBT Counselor.
Huther-Doyle also does confidential and free HIV testing at their office.
Open LGBT AA Meeting, all are welcome. Alcoholics, addicts, partners, family and friends. Straight friendly. Mixed men and women. Handicapped accessible, take elevator to the basement.
Wednesdays at 7:00PM at the First Unitarian Church
* Take the 6:17 pm #18 University Ave bus to 12 Corners. Use the stop just past the top of the hill at Hillside Ave and before Highland Ave.
* The #18 does NOT return after the meeting. Instead walk five minutes downhill to East Ave and Winton Rd, turn left and wait for the 8:59 pm #1 Park Ave bus at the East Ave Wegmans. Better yet, ask someone at the meeting for a ride.
After our meetings we frequently go out for coffee, dinner, or a movie.
Closed meeting (restricted to alcoholics and addicts), men only. NOT handicapped accessible. Meetings begin with a speaker, followed by an open discussion. Meetings are 8:00PM on Sundays at Saint Lukes & Simon (side door).
Bus riders: Use the Fitzhugh St stop on Main St at the County Office Building and walk south one block
Following the meeting we often go out for coffee, dinner or a movie.