Issues to Consider for LGBT Clients Midland TX

While many programs address relapse prevention, LGBT clients may need additional help to find LGBT-specific resources, which may be scarce outside metropolitan areas.

Permian Basin Community Ctrs for MH/MR
(432) 570-3390
502 North Carver Street
Midland, TX
Hotline
(432) 570-3300
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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West Texas Counseling and
(432) 335-8141
515 North Golder Avenue
Odessa, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women
Language Services
Spanish

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River City Rehabilitation Center
(830) 602-0282
256 South Krueger Avenue
New Braunfels, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Treatment Associates
(361) 572-3006
107 Cozzi Circle
Victoria, TX
Hotline
(361) 572-3006
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

Data Provided by:
Mental Health Clinic
(210) 652-2448
1985 1st Street West
Universal City, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient

Data Provided by:
West Texas Counseling and
(432) 682-9611
1802 West Wall Street
Midland, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient

Data Provided by:
Clover House Inc
(432) 580-8175
300 North Jackson Street
Odessa, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

Data Provided by:
Cease Addiction Now Inc
(281) 427-4226
401 West Texas Avenue
Baytown, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

Data Provided by:
Phoenix House
(512) 440-0613
400 Live Oak Street
Austin, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
Spanish

Data Provided by:
All About Recovery
(713) 697-6820
20842 Highway 59
New Caney, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Criminal justice clients

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Issues to Consider for LGBT Clients

The following information could be included in a training or educational program.

Barriers to Treatment Access

Barriers to adequate substance abuse treatment for the LGBT community have been touched on in other chapters. In addition to the reasons any prospective client might have, the reasons LGBT individuals may avoid or delay seeking professional care include fear of disclosing their sexual orientation or gender and previous experiences with health care providers who attempted to convert them to heterosexuality, who attributed their substance abuse to their sexual or gender orientation, or who were otherwise judgmental and unsupportive.

Engagement and Retention

LGBT individuals may leave treatment prematurely for the same reasons as non-LGBT clients. But LGBT clients may have additional treatment difficulties if a facility lacks culturally specific services, if it lacks self-identified LGBT practitioners or sensitive counselors, if it has few contacts with the non-substance-abusing LGBT community, or if it fails to engage non-LGBT clients in exploring their prejudices or honoring diversity.

Relapse Prevention

While many programs address relapse prevention, LGBT clients may need additional help to find LGBT-specific resources, which may be scarce outside metropolitan areas. LGBT clients may have difficulty addressing problems with their sexual or gender orientation and may have difficulty with their families of origin, co...

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