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LGBT Issues in Addiction and Recovery

On Tuesday 25th of January, Life Works Community continued their recovery community lectures with a presentation by Dennis Durby on “LGBT issues in addiction and recovery”. Our recovery community lectures are held at the Kensington central library and full details and information on our upcoming events at Life Works are available approximately eight weeks in advance of the event or lecture.

LGBT Issues in Addictions and Recovery

Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals, and Transgendered persons experience addictions just as those who don't identify as a sexual minority. During the lecture Dennis raised awareness that some studies are suggesting that addiction rates are higher in these communities. By involving the attendees, Dennis began to explore if there were special issues these communities faced, what LGBT individuals grapple, and how these individuals fit into personal and group recovery.

About Dennis Durby

Dennis Durby, MSW/DCSW, MBACP (Snr Accred), trained in the US and opened his practice in London in 2005. He has worked as a counsellor and therapist in the addictions and mental health fields for over 30 years. Much of Dennis's work, with individuals, groups, and couples, addresses the relationship between trauma and addictions. Dennis's experience has included working with both adolescent and adult individuals in the LGBT community.

 

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Life Works Recovery Community Lectures

If you are interested in being kept informed on any of our upcoming lectures, please contact the marketing team on 01483 757572, or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and ask to be added to our free lecture mailing list. Our lectures are open to anyone interested in learning or participating, therapist or intern, in recovery or not.

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