How Heterosexism Contributes to Substance Abuse Clovis NM

Some LGBT individuals may use intoxicants to cope with shame and other negative feelings. Some LGBT individuals learn to devalue themselves and value only heterosexual persons instead. The negative effects of heterosexism include: Self-blame for the victimization one has suffered.

Local Treatment

Mental Health Resources Inc
575-769-2345
1100 West 21st Street
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Drug or alcohol urine screening, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Self-help groups, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Interim services for clients, Do not treat opioid addiction, Employment counseling or training, Housing services,
Mental Health Resources Inc
575-769-2345
1100 West 21st Street
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Drug or alcohol urine screening, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Self-help groups, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Interim services for clients, Do not treat opioid addiction, Employment counseling or training, Housing services

Service Setting:Outpatient, Regular outpatient treatment, Computerized treatment

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., TRICARE), Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs, Access to recovery (ATR) voucher

Consulting Psychological Services
575-762-0212
 
921 East 21st Street
Suite D
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Domestic violence services - family or partner, Treatment for gambling disorder, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder, Treatment for internet use disorder,
Consulting Psychological Services
575-762-0212
921 East 21st Street
Suite D
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Domestic violence services - family or partner, Treatment for gambling disorder, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder, Treatment for internet use disorder

Service Setting:Outpatient, Regular outpatient treatment

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., TRICARE)

Central Valley Indian Health
Behavioral Health Services
559-374-2240
2565 Alluvial Avenue
Suite 172
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Transportation assistance, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Interim services for clients, TB screening, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis B, Screening for Hepatitis C, STD testing, Treatment for gambling disorder, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder, Treatment for internet use disorder,
Central Valley Indian Health
Behavioral Health Services
559-374-2240
2565 Alluvial Avenue
Suite 172
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Transportation assistance, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Interim services for clients, TB screening, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis B, Screening for Hepatitis C, STD testing, Treatment for gambling disorder, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder, Treatment for internet use disorder

Service Setting:Outpatient, Regular outpatient treatment

Insurance Accepted:Medicaid, Medicare, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., TRICARE), Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs, IHS/Tribal/Urban (ITU) funds

Touchstone Recovery
559-298-6711
724 Medical Center Drive East
Suite 103
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Naltrexone (oral), Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications, Acamprosate(Campral®), Drug or alcohol urine screening, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Consumer-run (peer-support) services, TB screening, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Buprenorphine used in treatment, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis B, Screening for Hepatitis C, STD testing, Nicotine replacement therapy, Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone), Disulfiram(Antabuse®),
Touchstone Recovery
559-298-6711
724 Medical Center Drive East
Suite 103
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Naltrexone (oral), Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications, Acamprosate(Campral®), Drug or alcohol urine screening, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Consumer-run (peer-support) services, TB screening, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Buprenorphine used in treatment, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis B, Screening for Hepatitis C, STD testing, Nicotine replacement therapy, Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone), Disulfiram(Antabuse®)

Service Setting:Outpatient, Intensive outpatient treatment

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., TRICARE)

Life Skills Learning Center
575-935-4411
1200 Thornton Street
Suite H
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Case management, Do not treat opioid addiction, Housing services, Domestic violence services - family or partner,
Life Skills Learning Center
575-935-4411
1200 Thornton Street
Suite H
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive mental health assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Case management, Do not treat opioid addiction, Housing services, Domestic violence services - family or partner

Service Setting:Outpatient, Intensive outpatient treatment, Regular outpatient treatment

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Medicaid, Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs

Mental Health Resources Inc
(575) 769-2345x131
1100 West 21st Street
Clovis, NM
Hotline
(800) 432-2159
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
Language Services
Spanish

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Ayudantes Inc
(505) 425-6786
3001 Hot Springs Boulevard
Las Vegas, NM
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

Data Provided by:
Border Area Mental Health Services Inc
(575) 533-6649
1 Foster Road
Reserve, NM
Hotline
(800) 426-0997
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Carlsbad Mental Health Association
(575) 885-4836
914 North Canal Street
Carlsbad, NM
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

Data Provided by:
Recovery Services of New Mexico


Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

Data Provided by:
Mental Health Resources Inc
(575) 359-1221
300 East 1st Street
Portales, NM
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
Language Services
Spanish

Data Provided by:
Albuquerque Hlthcare for the Homeless
(505) 766-5197
1217 1st Street
Albuquerque, NM
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men
Language Services
Spanish

Data Provided by:
Life Link
(505) 438-0010
2325 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, German, Spanish

Data Provided by:
Right Step of Las Cruces
(000) 000-0000
2625 Pennsylvania Street NE
Albuquerque, NM
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

Data Provided by:
Family and Youth Inc
(575) 524-7711
2211 North Valley Drive
Las Cruces, NM
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
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

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How Heterosexism Contributes to Substance Abuse

How Heterosexism Contributes to Substance Abuse

When treating LGBT clients, it is helpful for providers to understand the effect of heterosexism on their LGBT clients. The role of heterosexism in the etiology of substance abuse is unclear. Heterosexism instills shame in LGBT individuals, causing them to internalize the homophobia that is directed toward them by society (Neisen, 1990, 1993). Some LGBT individuals may use intoxicants to cope with shame and other negative feelings. Some LGBT individuals learn to devalue themselves and value only heterosexual persons instead. The negative effects of heterosexism include the following:

• Self-blame for the victimization one has suffered

• A negative self-concept as a result of negative messages about homosexuality

• Anger directed inward resulting in destructive patterns such as substance abuse

• A victim mentality or feelings of inadequacy, hopelessness, and despair that interfere with leading a fulfilling life

• Self-victimization that may hinder emotional growth and development.

Recognizing that heterosexism is a type of victimization helps the counselor and client draw a parallel with recovery from other types of victimization, whether they are culturally or individually based. It is crucial that counselors and clients recognize that these effects result from prejudice and discrimination and are not a consequence of one’s sexuality. It is not surprising to find that many LGBT individuals in therapy repo...

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