Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention

The life cycle of addiction begins with a problem, discomfort or some form of emotional or physical pain a person is experiencing.

The person finds this very difficult to deal with. Like most people in society, they are a good person. They have encountered a problem or discomfort that they do not have the ability to resolve.

This could include emotional problems such as difficulty “fitting in” as a child or teenager, anxiety due to peer pressure, identity problems or divorce as an adult. It could also include physical discomfort, such as a bad back or some kind of disease.… Read More


Self-Help Groups

Millions of people have been finding freedom from addiction through participation in self-help groups.

In these groups they can share their experiences, learn social and coping skills, and gain strength from other people who have been-there-done-that.

Self-help programs call upon the individual addict or alcoholic to take responsibility for his or her lifestyle and at the same time encourage self-acceptance and self-esteem.Read More

BiPolar Disorder

BiPolar Disorder & Substance Abuse

Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in a person’s mood, energy, and ability to function.

Different from the normal ups and downs that everyone goes through, the symptoms of BP disorder are severe. They can result in damaged relationships, poor job or school performance, and even suicide.

But there is good news: bipolar disorder can be treated, and people with this illness can lead full and productive lives.… Read More

Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders & Substance Abuse

Anxiety disorders are serious medical illnesses that affect approximately 19 million American adults. These disorders fill people’s lives with overwhelming anxiety and fear.

Unlike the relatively mild, brief anxiety caused by a stressful event such as a business presentation or a first date, AD is chronic, relentless, and can grow progressively worse if not treated.… Read More

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders & Substance Abuse

A comprehensive study of the link between eating disorders and substance abuse reveals that up to one-half of individuals with dual disorders abuse alcohol or illicit drugs, compared to nine percent of the general population.

Conversely, up to 35 percent of alcohol or illicit drug abusers have dual disorders compared to 3 percent of the general population.

For many young women, eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia are joined at the hip with smoking, binge drinking, and illicit drug use.… Read More

Stress And Spirituality

Stress And Spirituality

Taking the path less traveled and exploring the connection of stress and spirituality can lead to a clearer life purpose, better personal relationships and enhanced stress management skills.

Certain tools to reduce stress are very tangible: Exercising more, eating better, talking it out with friends. But there is another tool for helping you manage difficult times that can be just as beneficial…embracing your spirituality.… Read More

Health And Nutrition

Health And Nutrition

Health and nutrition can enhance the recovery process and enrich quality of life – mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually.

Alcoholism and drug addiction are diseases that have a wide-ranging negative impact on an individual’s well-being.

The essence of recovery is changing negative behaviors into positive ones.

Good nutrition, relaxation, and exercise all play an important role in successful change. Learning to make healthy food choices is important to achieving a healthy lifestyle.… Read More

Relapse Prevention

Preventing Relapse After You Recover

Drug and alcohol addiction recovery is a process, and a process that continues for life.

Unfortunately, because no one is ever “cured” completely from the temptations of addiction, relapse is too often a part of the recovery process.

A drug or alcohol relapse does not mean the end of recovery, it’s merely a stage in the journey that needs to be effectively dealt with.… Read More

12 Traditions

The 12 Traditions of AA

The 12 traditions grew out of the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) movement and outline the means by which A.A. maintains its unity and relates itself to the world around it.

For more information and to see the Traditions illustrated, go to: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc.

Tradition 1

Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery depends upon A.A. unity.

Each member of Alcoholics Anonymous is but a small part of a great whole. A.A. must continue to live or most of us will surely die. Hence our common welfare comes first. But individual welfare follows close afterward.… Read More

12 Step Program

12 Step Program

This version of the 12 Step Program is an adaptation from the original 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous.

We admitted we were powerless over alcohol – that our lives had become unmanageable.

The fact is that most alcoholics, for reasons yet obscure, have lost the power of choice in drink. Our so-called willpower becomes practically non-existent. We are unable, at certain times, to bring into our consciousness with sufficient force the memory of the suffering and humiliation of even a week or a month ago. We are without defense against the first drink.

(AA) Big Book Page 24 – More about Step 1… Read More

Christian Alcohol Rehab

Christian Alcohol Rehab: Christ-Centered Healing

Christian Alcohol Rehab is “Christ Centered”substance abuse and addiction treatment for alcoholics and their codependent loved ones.

Christian rehabs understand how devastating an addiction can be, and how overwhelming it can be to seek proper help.

While each individual’s story may differ, all share in the same frustration, pain and shame experienced in the throws of an addiction.… Read More

Christian Drug Rehab Center

Let God Change Your Life

You may have been raised with a strong Christian faith but somewhere along the way, the path became unclear.

Perhaps in the pain and frustration of daily life, drugs and alcohol replaced God and now you feel lost.

God has not abandoned you.

You are not on this website and reading this page by accident. You’ve been led here so we can help guide you back onto the right path.… Read More

Holistic Rehab

Holistic Rehab Treatment Programs

Holistic Rehab programs are dedicated to providing a safe and secure rehabilitation environment for the drug and alcohol abuser and their families.

Holistic treatment effectively provides physical, mental and spiritual healing from the devastating effects of substance abuse and dependency.

Holistic Drug and Alcohol Rehab programs have a proven history to be life-changing for those who are eager to break the chain of drug and alcohol addiction and get back to a normal life.

Holistic rehabs have the experience to help many individuals control their cravings and addiction for illegal drugs, prescription drugs, alcohol addiction and other substance abuse.… Read More

Christian Rehab

Christian Rehab Programs

Christian Rehab programs offer professional addiction treatment that is based on the Scriptures.

In addition to regular therapy, these treatment centers help mend the spiritual void left by drug and alcohol abuse.

Christian programs further provide an introduction to living sober through the help of Jesus Christ, and using faith-based principles in everyday life.

A Christian rehabilitation program does not abandon what is effective about secular rehab, and will use medical treatment where appropriate, as well as counseling and cognitive behavioral therapy.… Read More