Gay Drug Addiction and Rehab in Chicago

Gay Drug Addiction and Rehab in Chicago
What attracts gay people to drug taking?
Poor self-esteem alienation and homophobia among gay men and lesbians can increase their risk for drug addiction and alcohol abuse. At present drugs and alcohol are a central aspect of gay club and bar culture joining in can foster a sense of belonging and can help you stay up all night dancing. Sharing a line or a pill is seen as sophisticated and decadent. this can be the first step towards drug addiction or alcohol abuse.
Are some drugs gayer than others?
You name it gay people take it. From the dope-smoking bohemians of the 1950s to the cocaine freaks of the disco years via ecstasy crystal meth amyl nitrate ketamine GHB and beyond drugs are part of gay life. More recently there have been studies linking gay people and abuse of anabolic steroids and also Viagra. It seems that some gay men’s obsessions with having a buff hard body is spilling over into their drugs of choice.
What’s being done to address the issue?
Some health promotion groups are calling for more social alternatives to the bar and club scene. They believe that gay people are less likely to want to take drugs if there are more places to meet. There is also a need for gay specific drug rehab programs. The feeling is that a gay man or lesbian will be more likely to go to drug rehab if the drug rehab is at a minimum a gay friendly drug rehab.
If you are looking for a gay drug rehab go to or call the national drug rehab helpline at 1-800-511-9225. To locate a gay friendly drug rehab in your area go to



  1. Blaine Potteiger said

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  2. Emerson Ketcham said

    Intervention is a process of bringing together a amalgamation of people who have been affected by the actions of the dependent, in a unbiased site. This party is then urged to address the drug user to tell him as to how each person in the group has been influenced. This expectantly enables the drug abuser to face up to the fact that he has got a problem and to seek help.


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