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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...

Faith Based Drug Rehab One of the greatest battles a woman can wage, is the battle against addiction. Without a strong foundation of faith and spirituality the challenge of overcoming addiction is very difficult. If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, it is...

Isolation: one of the Many Dangers of Using Drugs   The phrase "died unexpectedly" appears to be gaining prevalence lately in young people's obituaries. Behind the tragic acknowledgement of an untimely death is a hidden connotation: drug overdose. The same stigma that discourages young people from finding support and...

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...

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...

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...

I think I live in the minority. I have a hard time viewing addiction as a disease. I am not so opposed to some of the reasoning this label exist today when it comes to addiction. I can certainly understand the physical and mental effects...

The story of Naaman is a very interesting story in the scripture. When we dig into this story, it gives us a really good perceptive on Getting Clean. In 2 Kings 5:1-14, we read the story of a great and powerful man that had an issue...