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Book details
  • Genre:SELF-HELP
  • SubGenre:Substance Abuse & Addictions / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:200
  • eBook ISBN:9781543926057
  • Paperback ISBN:9781543926040

The Truth About Chemsex

Understanding and Overcoming Chemsex Addiction

by Justin David Duwe

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Overview
This book is the first of its kind and is about Chemsex Addiction. Chemsex Addiction, is the combination of dangerous sex acts and lethal drugs that are highly addictive. This addiction is now at epidemic levels in most major cities in Western Europe, North America and Australia. Not since the HIV/AIDS epidemic has the gay/bisexual community been faced with such a massive health issue when considering its prevalence and health implications. This book addresses its’ causes, prognosis, and solutions for individuals, family members, therapists and medical professionals whose paths cross with individuals suffering form Chemsex Addiction.
Description
Today's gay and bisexual men face unprecedented challenges in their daily lives. One of the largest challenges is the influence of Chemsex in today's LGBT community. Chemsex addiction, is at an epidemic level in most major metropolitan centres in the world today. This epidemic has resulted in complex issues and questions that face gay and bisexual men today which are explored in this book. "What is Chemsex Addiction?" "What should we do about this issue as a community and as individuals?" "How do I know if I have a Chemsex problem?" are a few of the questions that this book examines and answers. Drawing on research, professional experience from his clinical practice, psychologist and sexologist Justin Duwe's own issues with addiction and stories from his own clients, The Truth About Chemsex, is the ultimate guide to understanding and overcoming this life-threatening addiction. This book takes a current, refreshing and brutally honest look at the Chemsex health epidemic facing gay and bisexual men the world over today.
About the author
Justin Duwe, BSc, MA, SAC Dip, Dip, MBACP (Accred.) is an American Psychologist and Sexologist in private practice in London, UK. He is the CEO of Autonomous Psychotherapy and Counselling Ltd., and he maintains a very busy private psychotherapy practice and an addiction treatment programme.

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