Monday, November 30, 2015
When former child star Danny Pintauro told Oprah Winfrey that he contracted HIV during a drug-fueled encounter with a man whose name he did not know, main stream America was introduced to the devastating epidemic that is meth addiction in the Gay community. Therapists across the country treating gay men are reporting a significant increase in meth abuse and medical professionals argue that the use of meth increases a person’s tendency to take part in high-risk sexual behavior, which puts them at greater risk of HIV and other infections. Joining me today to discuss the ongoing meth epidemic in the gay community is substance abuse expert and clinical psychotherapist David Fawcett whose new book Lust, Men,and Meth: A Gay Man’s Guide to Sex and Recovery provides the first practical resource for recovery from methamphetamine and the restoration of healthy sex and intimacy. You can also follow David on Twitter as well as the book on Facebook & Twitter.
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