We know from surveys, research, and our own clinical experience that people who identify as LGBT Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transsexual are more likely to use club drugs. This of course does not mean that everyone who is LGBT uses Club drugs, or that everyone who uses club drugs is LGBT, just that it's more common especially for gay and bisexual men. Whether it's to have fun, to fit in, or as a way to cope, it appears that some club drugs are more common, normalised or used in different ways on the UK's gay sex and party scene. This brings with it some unique challenges for people who are struggling with their use.
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Substance use and abuse is one area that needs more attention. National research Marshal et al. In addition, some studies dispute these higher numbers, according to Elaine M. Cause and Effect Why could substance use rates be so much higher among this population?
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Purchasing options are not available in this country. Anderson Columbia University Press. Internalized homophobia, alienation, poor support structures, and high levels of depression all contribute to substance abuse among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals, with social activity at bars and clubs reinforcing addictive behavior. The threat of bias in treatment programs also prevents many from seeking help. An essential resource for human service professionals searching for the latest research on these unique issues, this volume features both state of the art practice methods for treating substance use disorders and up-to-date analyses of sexual orientation and gender identity issues, heterosexism, and the ethical challenges of working with the LGBT community.