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If you had to guess what the two hardest words for a recovering addict are, what would you say? I’ll give you a hint. It’s not bar and room. It’s not old and friends. It’s not even drugs and alcohol. The two most difficult words a recovering...

Join us on this historic day of giving as we’re raising $30,000 to put hope within reach of men and women battling addiction in the Shenandoah Valley. Your Investment is an Investment in a Changed Life. Our work centers on 2 primary areas: • Helping the Addict Through Residential...

People hurting us is a part of life. The question is how are we going to respond. When it comes to offense, we can begin to deal with it by asking ourselves an important question. When are we most like Christ? Is it when we read our...

Six Famous People Who Died From Alcoholism Individuals of all social classes, all intelligence levels, and all races can fall victim to the grip of alcoholism. Many have died untimely deaths as a result. The alcoholic death is one of the saddest to witness and is often...

How Drug Addiction could cost me my employment The job market is crowded with teens trying to get jobs. And employers are reluctant to hire teens because they worry about them taking their responsibilities seriously. When drug addiction is involved, it just compounds the issue. With drug...

"I'm only hurting myself," a constant refrain of addicts, contains a huge lie. A more truthful statement would be, "Not only am I hurting myself, but I'm also ruining my family. I'm inflicting harm on my children, and there's a good chance my spouse will...

So How can I Stop Drinking? Alcohol is such a socially accepted substance; it is almost an enforced tradition and social activity in our society. Due to this social acceptance of alcohol, those who wish to quit drinking or need to quit to save their lives,...

6 Ways to Keep Drugs off the Holiday Menu 1: Choose the Right Holiday Mindset The holidays are a time to celebrate, a time to be with family and friends. Many use these celebrations as an excuse to indulge themselves with food and drink, often at the...

The New Dangers of Using Heroin A typical heroin user is no longer easy to spot by needle "track-marks," as pure heroin available on the market today is sold as a white powder that can be snorted or smoked. According to the National Institute on Drug...