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Harm Reduction

Re-Charge: for people who use crystal meth
 

Are you concerned that your substance use is getting out of control? Do you want to explore strategies to use more safely?

Come explore some of these and other issues in a safe, open, non-judgmental, and supportive environment. GMHC’s experienced clinical staff is here to help.

GMHC’s various substance use programs provide both short-term and long-term counseling free of charge to eligible GMHC clients. Our goal is to help individuals improve their quality of life and health.

Our counselors — professionals from the fields of Clinical Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, and Addiction and Recovery —  have extensive experience and knowledge about the range of behavioral and emotional issues related to substance use. Our staff understands the distinct needs of individuals from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and identities, including:

  • Communities of color
  • Seniors
  • Long-term survivors
  • Gay, lesbian, and bisexual individuals
  • Transgender and gender non-conforming individuals
  • Documented and undocumented immigrants

We offer the following kinds of counseling services:

  • Individual — where you meet with a counselor one on one to discuss the issues you are facing and develop an individualized treatment plan to meet your personal goals.
  • Family/Couples — offered to couples and families, whether biological or of choice, who you would like to participate in your goals around your substance use.
  • Group —  focuses on issues such as: utilizing harm reduction techniques to manage you subsatnce use, achieving or maintaining sobriety from drugs and alcohol, and managing other related behaviors like sex or anger.