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Why Your Family Matters in Drug Rehab

Family standing together holding hands “When I kept silent, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day long.” – Psalm 32:3 There are very few activities in life more exhausting than pretending. To routinely wake up, put the mask on, and use all of your precious energy to develop your persona is a silent life of desperation. I like [...]
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How God Can Prevent Experimenting with Drugs

Woman sitting, struggling with drug addiction “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble” – Psalm 46:10 If you’re going to see the value in a life jacket, you must see it’s proper use. To substitute a flotation device/life vest and mistake it for body armor would be an ironic antithesis of it’s said purpose. Seeing the [...]
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A Quick Rundown On Strange Addictions

Strange Addiction You Never Knew Existed - Addiction Hope The word “addiction” connotes a harmful dependence on alcohol, nicotine, pills, cocaine or injectable substances such as heroin. Current obesity statistics show that addiction also can refer to food. Yet, addiction does not discriminate. People can and do become addicted to almost anything. Some addictions are downright strange – so strange that television series have [...]
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September Is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month: How You Can Help

September Is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month - Addiction Hope In addition to National Recovery Month, September also marks National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, as designated by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Suicide claims more than 41,000 lives each year, and it’s the third-leading cause of death for teenagers. Suicide leaves thousands of family members and friends behind every year. Furthermore, a family [...]
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Should The U.S. Follow Portugal’s Example In Decriminalizing Drugs?

What You Need Know About Decriminalizing Drugs - Addiction Hope The decriminalization of drugs remains a hot topic in the United States. Currently, it is legal to smoke marijuana recreationally in Colorado, Oregon, Washington state and Washington D.C., and many advocates hope other states will follow. Some medical experts tout the benefits of cannabis oil in medical treatment, especially for serious diseases such as cancer. [...]
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