Substance abuse and addiction are considerably higher in the LGBTQ community than in the general population. And when it comes to talking about drug and alcohol abuse in our communities, we’re not doing a great job. If we don’t talk about it, it won’t go away.

As we learn about the motivations and health choices of LGBTQ people, more and more resources are coming available. Check out some national data on the issues and learn more about what addiction in the LGBTQ community looks like. And, if you need help, it’s here.