How Heterosexism Contributes to Substance Abuse Weirton WV

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.

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HealthWays Inc
Substance Abuse Program
304-723-5440
501 Colliers Way
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, 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, Case management, Naltrexone (oral), Drug or alcohol urine screening, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Transportation assistance, Interim services for clients, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone), Prescribes/administer buprenorphine and/or naltrexone, Relapse prevention from naltrxone, Treatment for gambling disorder,
HealthWays Inc
Substance Abuse Program
304-723-5440
501 Colliers Way
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, 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, Case management, Naltrexone (oral), Drug or alcohol urine screening, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Transportation assistance, Interim services for clients, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Vivitrol® (injectable Naltrexone), Prescribes/administer buprenorphine and/or naltrexone, Relapse prevention from naltrxone, Treatment for gambling disorder

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

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

HealthWays Inc
Adolescent Program
304-723-5440
501 Colliers Way
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, 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, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Transportation assistance, Interim services for clients, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Domestic violence services - family or partner, Prescribes/administer buprenorphine and/or naltrexone, Relapse prevention from naltrxone,
HealthWays Inc
Adolescent Program
304-723-5440
501 Colliers Way
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, 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, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Medications for psychiatric disorders), Transportation assistance, Interim services for clients, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Domestic violence services - family or partner, Prescribes/administer buprenorphine and/or naltrexone, Relapse prevention from naltrxone

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

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

HealthWays Inc
Greentree
304-748-3975
3622 West Street
Suite A
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family 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, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Interim services for clients, 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,
HealthWays Inc
Greentree
304-748-3975
3622 West Street
Suite A
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family 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, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Interim services for clients, 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, Intensive outpatient treatment, Regular outpatient treatment

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

HealthWays Inc
(304) 723-5440
501 Colliers Way
Weirton, WV
Hotline
(304) 797-6000
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Criminal justice clients

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Jefferson Behavioral Health System
(740) 284-7165
200 North 4th Street
Steubenville, OH
Hotline
(740) 264-1627
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Trinity Health System Behav Med Center
(740) 283-7024
380 Summit Avenue
Steubenville, OH
Hotline
(740) 283-7024
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Seniors/older adults, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
Tom Rutter House
(412) 766-8700x1155
100 Moffett Run Road
Aliquippa, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
Drug and Alcohol Services
(877) 451-7799
524 Franklin Avenue
Aliquippa, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

Data Provided by:
Jefferson Behavioral Health System
(740) 598-4131
202 Township Road
Mingo Junction, OH
Hotline
(740) 264-1627
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
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 co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

Data Provided by:
Travco Behavioral Health Services
(740) 284-0163
820 North 4th Street
Steubenville, OH
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

Data Provided by:
Way Station Inc
(330) 385-7510
432 West 5th Street
East Liverpool, OH
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

Data Provided by:
Health Masters Inc
(724) 857-9640
400 Woodlawn Road
Aliquippa, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient

Data Provided by:
Gateway Rehabilitation Center
(412) 766-8700x1101
100 Moffett Run Road
Aliquippa, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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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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