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Issues to Consider for LGBT Clients Poplar Bluff MO

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

Family Counseling Center Inc
(573) 686-1200
1140 Herschel Bess Boulevard
Poplar Bluff, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Family Counseling Ctr of Missouri Inc
(660) 882-2333
15899 Logans Lake Road
Boonville, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Criminal justice clients

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Veterans Affairs Medical Center
(816) 922-2500x56669
4801 Linwood Boulevard
Kansas City, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Kansas City Community Center (KCCC)
(816) 474-2121
1804 Wyandotte Street
Kansas City, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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SE Missouri Community Treatment Center
(573) 438-6706
10071 Crescent Road
Potosi, MO
Hotline
(573) 438-6706
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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SE Missouri Community Treatment Center
(573) 686-5090
3150 Warrior Lane
Poplar Bluff, MO
Hotline
(573) 785-5333
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Gibson Recovery Center Inc
(573) 748-5524
300 Powell Street
New Madrid, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Criminal justice clients

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Pathways CBH Inc
(816) 380-5167
300 Galaxie Avenue
Harrisonville, MO
Hotline
(888) 279-8188
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Family Guidance Center/Albany
(660) 726-3168
103 North Smith Street
Albany, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Preferred Family Healthcare Inc
(660) 359-4600
1628 Oklahoma Avenue
Trenton, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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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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