Addictions Recovery Groups and Support
Conifer Counseling offers chemical abuse/dependency treatment for member of the GLBT community. Conifer Counseling has individualized chemical dependency treatment plans that includes sensitivity to the GLBT community. Treatment options include an exclusive supplemental GLBT treatment group and a GLBT experienced clinician. In addition, Conifer also offers connections with a psychiatric clinician as well as a suboxone program for opiate dependent clients.
Please contact Dina Marrocco, M.S. with any questions, at 585-442-8422 x110
First Time Going to Drug Rehab? Here’s What to Expect:
We understand that you are uncomfortable and nervous about entering gay drug rehab. At Lakeview Health, we have created an environment to ensure your safety while attending our gay drug rehab program. Upon entering our drug rehab center you will receive a warm welcome. We will guide you through the process of checking in, medical assessment and unpacking. Our staff is available 24/7 to assist you with adjusting to drug addiction treatment.
Our medical team will be your first interaction, followed by our clinical team. You will be assessed for detox medications and asked if you want to enter our specialized gay drug rehab track, Freedom Rings.
We have five stages in our program: Detox, inpatient drug rehab, residential rehab, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs. Each phase of our gay drug rehab program offers individualized addiction treatment addressing your specific needs.
Our gay drug rehab program offers:
Medical and clinical assessment
Individual and group counseling
Help is available 24 hours a day at 888-267-0228
Closed meeting (restricted to alcoholics and addicts), men only. NOT handicapped accessible. Meetings begin with a speaker, followed by an open discussion. Meetings are 8:00PM on Sundays at Saint Lukes & Simon (side door).
Bus riders: Use the Fitzhugh St stop on Main St at the County Office Building and walk south one block
Following the meeting we often go out for coffee, dinner or a movie.
Open LGBT AA Meeting, all are welcome. Alcoholics, addicts, partners, family and friends. Straight friendly. Mixed men and women. Handicapped accessible, take elevator to the basement. This meeting begins with a speaker who is followed by an open discussion.
Saturdays at 7:00PM
After our meetings we frequently go out for coffee, dinner, or a movie.
* The #18 University Ave bus does not go by the church on weekend evenings.
* Take the 6:20 pm #1 Park Ave bus to the corner of East and Winton, then walk five minutes south (uphill) on Winton