Dating people in recovery
ADRA establishes and maintains the positive reputation of the debt recovery industry and its membership in particular through education, advocacy, services and the enforcement of standard beyond the entry level minimum standards dictated by law.
ADRA seeks to promote the debt recovery industry as a responsible and significant participant in the credit life cycle, acting in the interests of both credit providers and debtors.
ADRA was established in 1988 and has grown to become the undoubted home and voice of the professional debt collection industry in South Africa.
As a non-profit company duly incorporated in terms of Section 21 of the Companies Act, ADRA is the industry representative of the vast majority of the formal debt collection industry.
He’s been with the Center in LA for around ten years.
‘With crystal, you go from experimental to addiction really, really fast.’ Among gay men, he says crystal use is also usually associated with sex: ‘And that in itself is a barrier to people getting sober.
They don’t feel sex will be as enjoyable and fulfilling as it had been on crystal meth.’ Read: Can sober sex ever actually be sexy?
This doesn’t, of course, mean gay men in other countries don’t run into drug problems. He runs a crystal meth recovery program at the Los Angeles LGBT Center.
Although the US is facing a well-publicized and growing opioid problem, he says on the gay scene, crystal (part of the amphetamine family of drugs) remains a bigger problem.
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This stems partly from the fact he himself used to be an addict. ‘Prior to that I had been an Executive at Macy’s, here in Los Angeles.