Addiction Treatment for the LGBTQIA+ Community

Thrive, addiction treatment designed for the LGBTQIA+ community

If you’re struggling with addiction to drugs or alcohol and interested in treatment designed specifically for the LGBTQIA+ community, Recovery Centers of America is here for you. We are dedicated to removing all barriers to recovery from addiction, including discrimination and bias.

As a member of the LGBTQIA+ community working towards freedom from addiction, you may face unique challenges that one size fits all addiction treatment programs simply don’t address.

Thrive, our LGBTQIA+ focused program, is a one-of-a-kind and life-changing addiction treatment program for members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Our program will help you achieve a successful recovery by addressing important issues alongside substance use disorder, such as identity, self-worth, social stigmas and trauma. And, while in treatment you will be in an inclusive environment to help you feel safe, respected and a part of a supportive community.

Heal and rebuild through proven therapeutic approaches

While in Thrive, an elective 3-4 week program, you will be cared for by expert addiction professionals and receive a therapeutic, evidence-based approach designed for your needs. Hope for a bright future will be restored through:

Our compassionate, expert team of LGBTQIA+ informed professionals will help you heal through proven therapeutic addiction treatments and activities.

Opportunities to help others through community involvement

Connections and sober events/meetups with alumni from the RCA Alumni Association

Art and music therapy

12-Step immersion and 12-Step yoga

Family involvement

A seamless transition to outpatient programs for continued recovery support, in-person or virtual

Overcome unique challenges and find lasting freedom from addiction

In Discover, you will learn about:

  • Coping with identity and coming out
  • Equating self-worth to social media popularity
  • Tackling self-harm and insecurities
  • How to be your authentic self outside of your comfort zone
  • Using religion and/or spirituality to calm the soul and fill deeper, subconscious needs
  • How to cope with loss of a family member or loved one or loss of a person or job due to discrimination
  • Facing stereotypes and stigmas
  • Finding the right sponsor
  • Whether (and how) to inform others of your recovery and/or your sexual orientation and/or gender experience
  • Managing social media and online bullying by non-LGBTQIA+ people
  • Understanding trauma (which may or may not be related to sexuality and/or gender) and secondary trauma

Want to learn more about Thrive? Download this preview of the proprietary clinical content

Find allies by your side every step of the way

Our team understands the differences in human identity and expression, and we promise to

  • Not assume how you want to be addressed
  • Allow you to be free to express yourself
  • Prohibit bullying
  • Invite you to correct us if we unintentionally use incorrect language
  • Respect your privacy and wishes when it comes to disclosing your sexual identification
  • Respect the personal struggles you have endured
  • Be available and open to discussing any concerns you may have about navigating treatment

Our team understands the differences in human identity and expression, and we promise to

  • Not assume how you want to be addressed
  • Allow you to be free to express yourself
  • Prohibit bullying
  • Invite you to correct us if we unintentionally use incorrect language
  • Respect your privacy and wishes when it comes to disclosing your sexual identification
  • Respect the personal struggles you have endured
  • Be available and open to discussing any concerns you may have about navigating treatment

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about the Thrive program:

Questions about starting treatment?

Call 1-800-RECOVERY or complete the form below.

Begin your journey towards freedom from addiction today.
It’s your time to thrive.

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