Founded in 1986, with over 14,000 graduates, PRIDE Institute is the nation’s first and leading provider of residential treatment programs and outpatient treatment programs devoted exclusively to treating the mental health and chemical dependency needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
Studies suggest that up to 25% of the LGBT population have difficulty controlling their drug or alcohol use. When you are recovering from addiction or mental health issues, you already have enough to deal with, your sexuality shouldn’t be viewed as another one of your problems.
At PRIDE Institute, gay is understood; being LGBT is the norm not the exception. Our highly trained and skilled staff understands your issues and will help you live a happy, healthy life as a proud LGBT person. We can offer you hope to overcome your addiction and live the life you want.
Gender Bias by Nicky Simon-Burton, MAOL, director of business development I consider myself to be well aware of gender bias in our world. I present in the community on how these social norms impact our community on a regular basis and ask clinicians to challenge their personal bias when it comes to gender explorations. So, [...]
As individuals begin to realize that they may need some help dealing with their substance use, mental health, or sexual health concerns, it can be daunting to know where or how to start the process. People who find themselves in this situation will often feel alone, like no one could possibly understand what they are [...]
“I was very impressed with the ability of the counselors to assess situations so quickly. There was a lot of wisdom there.” – a family program attendee.
Your kindness and sincerity made a huge impact on me. In fact, I am clean and sober today almost 4 months. I’m not certain I could have done this if it weren’t for you putting things in motion. Like I said, I was extremely ill and void of any hope for a better future. You [...]