Gay Men’s Health Fact Sheet Series: Gay Men, Drugs and Alcohol

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Gay Men’s Health Fact Sheet Series: Gay Men, Drugs and Alcohol

Ce document est offert en anglais seulement pour le moment. Consultez la liste des ressources en français pour de la documentation sur la santé LGBT2SQ offerte dans cette langue.

Des questions? Écrivez-nous à info@rainbowhealthontario.ca.

The Gay Men’s Health Fact Sheet Series highlights some key areas of gay men’s lives. Its goal is to help gay men and their friends, lovers and family members start their own conversations about healthy living.

Author: Canadian AIDS Society Source: Canadian AIDS Society Website: http://www.cdnaids.ca/web/casmisc.nsf/pages/cas-gen-0125 Origin Country: Canada Publish Date: 2006 Publication City: Ottawa Languages: .Resource Type: , .Resource Topics: , .Target Audiences: , , . Last Modified: 2017-08-25

The emotional, spiritual, mental and physical conditions of gay men all come equally into play in the struggle to maintain good health and well being. A healthy lifestyle and mental well being are key to successfully negotiating situations that place gay men at an increased risk of HIV transmission.

The Gay Men’s Health Fact Sheet Series highlights some key areas of gay men’s lives. Its goal is to help gay men and their friends, lovers and family members start their own conversations about healthy living.

This fact sheet discusses the use of drugs and alcohol in gay men’s communities from a harm reduction approach. It describes what harm reduction is, gives tips to gay men on how to recognize substance/addiction problems, and finally provides advice on how to deal with, handle, and get help with regards to substance use and abuse.