How Heterosexism Contributes to Substance Abuse Metairie LA

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

Celebration Hope Center/Healing
Hearts for Community Development
504-833-4673
1901 Airline Drive
Suite B
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, Assistance with obtaining social services, 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, Case management, Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Interim services for clients, Screening for tobacco use,
Celebration Hope Center/Healing
Hearts for Community Development
504-833-4673
1901 Airline Drive
Suite B
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, Assistance with obtaining social services, 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, Case management, Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Interim services for clients, Screening for tobacco use

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

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance, Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs, Access to recovery (ATR) voucher

DuraCARE Counseling and
Consulting Services
504-267-7148
4323 Division Street
Suite 102
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, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Interim services for clients, Do not treat opioid addiction, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Domestic violence services - family or partner,
DuraCARE Counseling and
Consulting Services
504-267-7148
4323 Division Street
Suite 102
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, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Interim services for clients, Do not treat opioid addiction, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Domestic violence services - family or partner

Service Setting:Outpatient, Regular outpatient treatment

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance

ACER LLC
504-941-7580
2321 North Hullen Street
Suite B
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 substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Naltrexone (oral), Drug or alcohol urine screening, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Self-help groups, Transportation assistance, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Detoxification, Opioids Detoxification, Interim services for clients, Housing services, Buprenorphine used in treatment, Acupuncture, Buprenorphine detoxification, Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone), Prescribes/administer buprenorphine and/or naltrexone, Alcohol Detoxification, Benzodiazepines Detoxification, Disulfiram(Antabuse®), Relapse prevention from naltrxone, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder,
ACER LLC
504-941-7580
2321 North Hullen Street
Suite B
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 substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Naltrexone (oral), Drug or alcohol urine screening, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Self-help groups, Transportation assistance, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Detoxification, Opioids Detoxification, Interim services for clients, Housing services, Buprenorphine used in treatment, Acupuncture, Buprenorphine detoxification, Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone), Prescribes/administer buprenorphine and/or naltrexone, Alcohol Detoxification, Benzodiazepines Detoxification, Disulfiram(Antabuse®), Relapse prevention from naltrxone, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder

Service Setting:Outpatient, Intensive outpatient treatment, Regular outpatient treatment, Outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or naltrexone, Outpatient detoxification

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Medicaid, State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid, Private health insurance, Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs

Jefferson Parish Human Servs Authority
East Jefferson
504-838-5257
3616 South I-10 Service Road West
Suite 200
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, Naltrexone (oral), Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications, Acamprosate(Campral®), Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Interim services for clients, TB screening, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Buprenorphine maintenance, Buprenorphine used in treatment, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis B, Screening for Hepatitis C, STD testing, Nicotine replacement therapy, Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone), Prescribes/administer buprenorphine and/or naltrexone, Treatment for gambling disorder,
Jefferson Parish Human Servs Authority
East Jefferson
504-838-5257
3616 South I-10 Service Road West
Suite 200
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, Naltrexone (oral), Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications, Acamprosate(Campral®), Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Interim services for clients, TB screening, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Buprenorphine maintenance, Buprenorphine used in treatment, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis B, Screening for Hepatitis C, STD testing, Nicotine replacement therapy, Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone), Prescribes/administer buprenorphine and/or naltrexone, Treatment for gambling disorder

Service Setting:Outpatient, Intensive outpatient treatment, Regular outpatient treatment, Outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or naltrexone

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., TRICARE), Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs

Palmetto Addiction Recovery Center
504-913-5183
 
2955 Ridgelake Drive
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, Mental health services, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Interim services for clients, TB screening, Screening for Hepatitis B, Screening for Hepatitis C, Treatment for gambling disorder, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder, Treatment for internet use disorder,
Palmetto Addiction Recovery Center
504-913-5183
2955 Ridgelake Drive
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, Mental health services, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Interim services for clients, TB screening, Screening for Hepatitis B, Screening for Hepatitis C, Treatment for gambling disorder, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder, Treatment for internet use disorder

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

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid, Private health insurance

Addiction Recovery Resources Inc
504-780-2766
4933 Wabash 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, Naltrexone (oral), Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications, Acamprosate(Campral®), Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Self-help groups, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Detoxification, Opioids Detoxification, TB screening, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Buprenorphine maintenance, Buprenorphine used in treatment, Domestic violence services - family or partner, Nicotine replacement therapy, Buprenorphine detoxification, Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone), Prescribes/administer buprenorphine and/or naltrexone, Alcohol Detoxification, Benzodiazepines Detoxification, Cocaine Detoxification, Methamphetamines Detoxification, Disulfiram(Antabuse®), Relapse prevention from naltrxone, Transitional housing or halfway house, Treatment for gambling disorder, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder, Buprenorphine maintenance for predetermined time, Treatment for internet use disorder,
Addiction Recovery Resources Inc
504-780-2766
4933 Wabash 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, Naltrexone (oral), Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications, Acamprosate(Campral®), Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Self-help groups, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Detoxification, Opioids Detoxification, TB screening, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Buprenorphine maintenance, Buprenorphine used in treatment, Domestic violence services - family or partner, Nicotine replacement therapy, Buprenorphine detoxification, Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone), Prescribes/administer buprenorphine and/or naltrexone, Alcohol Detoxification, Benzodiazepines Detoxification, Cocaine Detoxification, Methamphetamines Detoxification, Disulfiram(Antabuse®), Relapse prevention from naltrxone, Transitional housing or halfway house, Treatment for gambling disorder, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder, Buprenorphine maintenance for predetermined time, Treatment for internet use disorder

Service Setting:Outpatient, Intensive outpatient treatment, Regular outpatient treatment, Outpatient day treatment or partial hospitalization, Outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or naltrexone, Outpatient detoxification, Residential, Long-term residential, Short-term residential, Residential detoxification

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Medicaid, 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

Addiction Recovery Resources of
(866) 399-4673x110
4836 Wabash Street
Metairie, LA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

Data Provided by:
Ochsner Addictive Behavior
(504) 842-3999
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

Data Provided by:
Odyssey House Louisiana Inc
(504) 821-9211x14
1125 North Tonti Street
New Orleans, LA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
Central City Behavioral Health Center
(504) 568-6650
2221 Phillip Street
New Orleans, LA
Hotline
(800) 749-2673x0
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

Data Provided by:
Grace House
(504) 899-2423
1401 Delachaise Street
New Orleans, LA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Criminal justice clients

Data Provided by:
New Freedom Inc
(504) 888-8600
110 Veterans Memorial Boulevard
Metairie, LA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

Data Provided by:
River Oaks Hospital
(504) 734-1740
1525 River Oaks Road West
New Orleans, LA
Hotline
(800) 366-1740
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
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, Spanish

Data Provided by:
Family Services of Greater New Orleans
(504) 822-0800
2515 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

Data Provided by:
DRD New Orleans Medical Clinic
(504) 524-4701
417 South Johnson Street
New Orleans, LA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient

Data Provided by:
Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health
(504) 412-3700
1601 Perdido Street
New Orleans, LA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient

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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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