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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....

Watching an adult child struggle with an addictive disorder is a gut-wrenching experience. Setbacks can be discouraging, leaving you and your adult child in a state of hopelessness. However, you can successfully weather this test of your resilience. Below, we suggest 5 ways to help you...

  It seems like a pointless argument. Does it matter whether there is a difference between physical dependence and addiction? We won't argue that addiction is a complicated and life-altering experience.   Many people with addictive disorders are prone to relapses. However, others are merely dependent on chemical...

How to Renew Your Hope After Losing It: Part One 3 General Principals Hope is one of three things that lasts forever (1 Corinthians 13:13). But that doesn’t mean our hopes are always fulfilled. In fact, they can often be let down. And when that happens, we can be...

Finding the Right Anchor When your loved one is battling addiction, you feel every up, you feel every down, you feel the highs, the lows, you celebrate every victory, and you mourn every defeat. The reality is you get left feeling tossed about not really certain...