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You're overwhelmed. Life is going on all around you and suddenly crisis happens. You're faced with a problem. Ever been there? You don’t need to have experience in addiction or have had to battle with a family member in addiction in order to understand the nature of...

The black sheep: an outsider, the outcast, the loser, odd man out, the one left out, odd ball… Do you or your family see you or think of you as the black sheep of the family? My parents are divorced and I grew up with two step-brothers....

“Addicts Love for Drugs.” Addicts are so in love with their drugs that it becomes their only love.  When I was an addict, the feeling I got when I had the drug in my hand or in my body reminded me of that “tingling sensation” a...

“Your mom lets you smoke in the house?”  My friend asked me while we lit up a joint in my room. “Of course she does, I just have to put a towel under the door and open the windows; she hates the smell….” as I started...

Meth is a stimulant drug that causes the central nervous system to be alert and the individual to be on the move. The growing popularity in the United States and in the world of meth is creeping upon us and even in the places it...

Discipleship can be defined as a follower or pupil of a teacher or leader. After years of working with those seeking recovery from the grip of addiction, I have come to an absolute conviction as to one of the key foundational elements essential to the...

This is a very difficult subject to write about.  People differ from one another is a multitude of ways that their opinions often describe their conditions, especially in the early stages.  Seldom do they say, “I am an addict.” We don’t purpose in our lives to...