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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....

Experts maintain that the United States is in the midst of an opioid epidemic. The CDC estimates that 72,000 individuals died from drug overdose deaths in 2017. Additionally, at least 130 people died every day from opioid-related overdoses that year. For you, much is at stake. Perhaps,...

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...

Drug Abuse Facts Among Veterans Drug abuse and alcoholism among military veterans has long been an issue that seems to get little attention. Often chemically dependency results from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), and results from dependency to pain prescriptions after injury. The sad fact is...

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 Suggestions for How to Deal with a Drug Addict in Your Family The damaging effects of drug addiction go beyond just the addict. Addiction comes with an emotional, psychological, and financial cost to those close to the addict as well. There are things, however, loved...

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...

Heroin Addiction and the Dangers of Using Drugs What kind of life do you want to have in 5-10 years? Where do you want to live? What kind of car do you want to drive? What kind of work do you want to do? How are...