Why the LGBTQ+ Treatment Program May be the Perfect Fit

When it comes to shoes, the right fit makes all of the difference. The same is true for choosing the right job, spouse, college, and even the right treatment program. Everyone is unique, and the more specialized a program is to the needs of the individual, the greater the likelihood in that individual reaching long-term sobriety. Those battling drug or alcohol abuse may feel overwhelmed or lost. But a treatment program tailored to their specific needs, may help them to discover some peace of mind.

Sunrise House Treatment Center is an American Addiction Center’s (AAC) treatment facility. Sunrise provides an effective rehab experience for those needing help with alcohol and substance abuse, especially for those in the LGBTQ+ community. We provide individuals with curriculum groups and lectures that are focused on the obstacles faced by LGBTQ+ patients. The combined challenges of struggling with substance abuse and facing discrimination based on sexual orientation can be quite overwhelming for any individual. This is the reason why it’s so important to be in the care of medical professionals who genuinely understand how to help and how to work with LGBTQ+ patients.

And although Sunrise is located in New Jersey, its parent company AAC is a nationwide leader in addiction treatment, so patients can rest assured they are in the care of licensed, accredited, and a compassionate team of people regardless of which facility they attend.

Sunrise House offers alternative therapies, such as art and music. And we use evidence-based therapies and treatments, such as cognitive processing therapy, motivational interviewing, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). And with medical detox, residential treatment, and aftercare planning, individuals are able to have a solid foundation from which to build a life of sobriety.

Our other specialized programs include gender-specific programs to meet the needs of both men and women, as well as the Veterans program Program, dedicated to Veterans, correctional officers, firefighters, and police officers. These men and women have the opportunity to work through the program with likeminded individuals who’ve shared their same experiences.

The LGBTQ+ community can rest assured that they are in a safe environment with medical professionals to help them through the recovery process. Although many LGBTQ+ patients may be skeptical about seeking treatment for substance addictions out of fear of judgement or being unsafe, Sunrise is here to put those fears to rest.

No one should feel stigmatized or judged as they are working through a process to get healthy and live a life of long-term sobriety. Our goal is to help individuals to do just that, as well as to make productive choices. With our specialized programs and tailored treatments for each individual, Sunrise House Treatment Center is a viable choice for treatment for substance use disorders or alcohol user disorders. We are here to help as many individuals as possible to get on their road to recovery—with compassion and one step at a time.

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