Episode 2 of Season 1 “The Healing Tree” Continue reading Staying Sober In a National Crisis
Faces of Opiate Overdoses. Very sobering, very sad. 52 days 52 Faces Obituaries. The faces above and the stories below are a snapshot of the devastating opioid epidemic sweeping across the United States. Publicly acknowledging that a family member suffered from an addiction to drugs, or died of an overdose, has long been a taboo subject — one best kept secret among family and a … Continue reading The True Silent War..Opiate’s.
Author: C.J. Camp Often, when discussing the Twelve Step method of spiritual growth with fellow Christians, I have encountered a strong resistance to the idea of actually working to improve oneself. The verse most often quoted as justification for this attitude is Ephesians 2:8-9: “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith–and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God–not … Continue reading Why Do Christians Need To Work Steps?
The reasons the twelve steps work, is because it is a spiritual work. A.A., like many spiritual paths in this insane Generation, has drifted steadily from her roots. Recovery is a spiritual work and it is good to learn the history of the program so we can get a glimpse of what the founder’s meant when they said we must turn our lives and will … Continue reading Recovery and faith: 12 Steps as a Spiritual Path
According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, more than 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. In an effort to relieve that constant pain, the number of opiate prescriptions has nearly doubled over the last decade. Today, opiates like hydrocodone, oxycodone, and morphine flood the streets, driving up addiction rates and fatal opiate overdoses. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has officially labeled … Continue reading Legalizing Marijuana Decreases Fatal Opiate Overdoses, Study Shows