LGBTQ Support Group
People in the LGBTQ community experience shame related to their identity as well as their addiction. In addition to the 12-Step program, Geisinger Marworth offers peer support groups to help addicted individuals in the LGBTQ community find comfort and support. The LGBTQ Support Group provides a safe environment to express feelings related to LGBTQ specific issues that may have been masked with alcohol and other chemicals.
The LGBTQ Support Group focuses on topics such as:
- Relationships in early recovery
- Methamphetamine use and post-acute withdrawal
- Processing lack of social acceptance
- Wiping away shame
- Education on use of medication to prevent and/or treat sexually transmitted disease