Sober Trans Housing

November 7, 2014 9:11 PM

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Besides struggling to accept themselves, which is hard enough, transgender individuals face higher rates of suicide, homelessness, addiction and discrimination. And when it comes to getting help for substance abuse issues, trans people face a unique set of challenges.

While many treatment centers and sober houses claim to be gay- and trans-friendly, that's not always the case, because being "friendly" depends more on the knowledge and compassion of the staff than on the policies of the facility.

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