10th Annual Fruit Bowl

Please Join Us for the 10th Annual Fruit Bowl! Hosted by Rainbow Health Initiative and Pride Institute June 23, 2017 from 6-8:30pm at Memory Lanes Activities provided by PRIDE: Bowling Volleyball Jewelry Making Karaoke Kids Activities Taco Bar This is a sober, family-friendly event. Donations are welcome at the door, but no one will be…

Kink Sober Sex

The following article was written by our counselor, Terry, and was published in a recent issue of Kinkster. Kink sex is not the negative experience that some people believe it to be. In fact, the kink community is one of acceptance and understanding, where safety is paramount. Societies’ picture of kink sex still tends to…

Letter from President Obama

We are SO PROUD to receive this letter from President Obama today! He sent this in honor of our 30th Anniversary of serving the LGBTQ+ community.

CONGRATULATIONS, JESS H. – YOU ARE OUR **STAR** OF THE MONTH FOR JUNE 2016!!

From the moment Jess started as a Chemical Dependency Technician at PRIDE in October 2014, our clients and staff have recognized the passion and compassion that Jess brings to work every day. Clients respond to her practical and realistic approach and her kind but no-nonsense determination to assist them on their path to sobriety. Because…

CONGRATULATIONS, RICH AND KEVIN – YOU ARE OUR ****STARS**** OF THE MONTH FOR MAY 2016!!

As one of PRIDE’s longest-tenured active employees, Rich has been instrumental in keeping our facility running since November 2001. In 2012, Rich’s husband Kevin added his aesthetic touch and together they have made PRIDE pretty and safe for our clients and staff. As our Director of Business Development, Molly Gilbert, says in her book, published…

To PRIDE Clinical & Administrative Staff

4/15/2016 I just wanted to take a moment to thank you for all of the work you do here at PRIDE.  I know it’s a complicated operation behind the scenes here.  You have made my Intake, discharge and everything in between run so smoothly so I could focus on my Recovery!  I know that any…

LGBT Addiction is Not the Same as Straight Addiction

LGBT Addiction Is Not the Same as Straight Addiction – Published in part from an article posted in The Advocate The executive director of La Fuente Hollywood Treatment Center tells us why queer people suffering from addiction need specialized help.  By Manny Rodriguez Addiction within the LGBT community is real — and rampant. That this…

Volunteering in our Community

Our wonderful CD Techs Ashley & Andrew teamed up with Ashley’s sister, Lindsey and brought 13 PRIDE Institute clients to volunteer at Feed My Starving Children this week. This is one of the many regular outings Ashley helps plan for clients to remind us all of the importance of giving back, having gratitude and getting…

Mental Health Therapist position opening at PRIDE!

 MH Therapist Ad w contact info PRIDE Institute has a great career opportunity for someone seeking a somewhat flexible (32-40 hours per week), non-traditional schedule (including one weekend day, every other weekend) and who wants to make a difference in the lives of our diverse client population. Our Mental Health Therapists provide diagnostic assessments, treatment planning…

Upcoming Business Development Travel

The Business Development Team will be traveling to represent PRIDE Institute all across the country this year at various conferences and events supporting the LGBTQ community.  In someof these cases, we will have one of our clinicians there to speak on a specific topic.  If you see that we are going to be in your…