Every person suffering from an addiction is the expert in their unique experience of dependence on alcohol or drugs. The best way to understand addiction is to view the individual as a person in an environment that too is addictive. In the case of the LGBTQ individual, society has often been experienced as invalidating, stressing the norms of a culture that does not permit self expression of the LGBTQ individual. This is what often happens to many LGBTQ persons seeking recovery, they enter a treatment program that affirms cultural norms that further isolation and poor self-esteem. It is very different at Wildwood Farm.
Wildwood Farm offers the LGBTQ person a new environment to accept the past and start a new sustainable recovery as a person fully alive, engaged with family, work, and loved ones.