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The opioid crisis has reached alarming proportions in the United States. According to the CDC, 66 %  of all overdose-related deaths are caused by opioid use. More alarmingly, prescription opioid abuse accounts for almost $30 billion in healthcare costs each year. So, what is the solution...

Helping a loved one overcome an addictive disorder is often an emotionally fraught experience. Invariably, the challenges compound for people of faith. Those who struggle with addictive disorders often feel ashamed of their perceived moral failings. As such, they may resist well-meaning efforts to help....

People with substance abuse disorders suffer in many ways. They endure failing health and disruptions in personal relationships. Often, they lose their jobs and struggle to make ends meet. Many who engage in the risky use of substances become homeless and are alienated from their families....

Proverbs 13:12 - Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but when the desire comes, it is a tree of life. This verse is a picture of what most family members feel when it comes to their loved ones. It’s interesting how in the following verses there is...

It’s that exciting time of year when you’re ready to enjoy the vacation you’ve been planning for months. The bags are packed, the car is gassed up, and you are ready to hit the road. Finally, you are relaxed. The wind is blowing as you roll down...