The Crucial Intersection of Faith and Treatment for Substance Abuse

Pews in a Church While research increases our understanding, and medical science provides more treatment, there are elements of recovery that remain in the realm of spirituality. Does faith and treatment for substance abuse go together? Peter Hill, of Biola University, suggests that spirituality is our “thoughts, feelings, and behaviors related to…the transcendent.” In other words, spirituality relates to [...]
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Summer Addiction Treatment Benefits for College Students

Women kicking in the ocean Now that warmer days are here, there are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities, picnics, barbeques, and other celebrations. Often, such scenarios involve enjoying alcoholic beverages or experimenting with drugs. For a college student with an addiction, however, the much-awaited summertime may prove to be rife with challenges, obstacles and triggers which is why summer [...]
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Finding True Passion For Life After Chronic Drug Abuse

Life After Chronic Drug Abuse Contributed by Staff of Timberline Knolls It is difficult to overcome drug abuse and find passion for life again.  Particularly, if drug abuse has been chronic and long standing. Two categories of drugs exist in the world today: the first are used to restore and maintain health or sustain life, whereas the second category involves [...]
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