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I often get asked,” How did you come to start a Teen Challenge Ministry?”  I had been serving in my local church in support of my pastor.  I always felt that God was calling me to play a supportive role in a local church rather...

The benefits of long term drug rehab program are many, beginning with how we identify those who participate. We do not call them clients or residents. We refer to them as students, because they learning a new way of living. We believe that through proper...

Accountability can help you recognize things in yourself that you wouldn’t be able to see on your own, good or bad. My sisters in Christ always show me things I need to work on and tells me what areas I’m growing in, which helps me understand...

Attacks Will Come… *on good days *on bad days *on sunny and warm days *on cloudy and cold days *at home, at work and at school *during old age and in your childhood *they come in big storms and in misty rain showers No matter when or where the attacks come, what will...

If you have a loved one that is an addict there are some incredible books and resources out there that can be valuable tools to help you as you walk through this journey. I want to recommend just 5 of those that might prove helpful...

To the addict: Do you see any potential in yourself when you look in the mirror?  Do you think others see any potential when they look at you?  Do you truly believe that you don’t have anything to offer the world? Well, let me tell you something...

Effects of Drug Abuse Drug abuse not only affects us physiologically, psychologically, but socially as well. Common effects of drug abuse on the body include sleep changes decreased memory and cognitive abilities. Abnormal vital signs like respiration, [1] increased heart rate and high blood pressure, chest or lung pain, nausea [thrive_leads id='1914'] vomiting diarrhea, stomach pain. Skin can...

What are some effective ways to stop drinking? The first step for anyone that is ready to stop drinking is to come to a self-realization that drinking has had a negative impact on their lives. Often times we haven’t yet come to a place where we...

Forbidden Love *Forbidden love… Loving someone or something you can’t have… Craving what you can’t have… As recovered addicts, even when we get clean and sober, it’s very hard to let go of certain intimate relationships from our past.  We still crave that relationship we were in during our...