Christian Drug Rehab

Addiction and Overdose Death: Prerequisites for Seminary School

If you are battling opioid use disorder it’s likely you know what is at risk. Chances are you know people who have lost their lives to overdose, in recent years. In 2016, there were 64,000 recorded overdose deaths, setting another record. It’s a number that will probably be surpassed this year, due to the continued Read More

Anxiety: “It’s Okay to Not Be Okay”

Mental illness has been on everyone’s mind of late, but fewer people’s tongues. Psychological health conditions affect millions of Americans, yet it’s hard to talk about it openly for fear of being treated differently. Last week, we discussed dual diagnosis at length in observance of Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW). Dual diagnosis, otherwise known as Read More

Dual Diagnosis: A Common Occurrence

  At Christians Drug Rehab, we have seen addiction affect people from all walks of life. We know firsthand that addiction, like any form of mental illness, does not discriminate. What’s more, addiction and other forms of mental health disorders often go in tandem. If you struggle with depression, there is a chance that you Read More

Limiting Opioids – Preventing Addiction

If you have become addicted to prescription opioids, then you know that stopping is not an easy task. Even if you have never tried to quit taking them, you probably have missed a dose before. What you experienced was likely the beginning stages of withdrawal. Feelings of restlessness, irritability and slight nausea. Such feelings likely Read More

Christian-Based Addiction Treatment

Are you actively abusing drugs and/or alcohol? If so, it’s likely you’ve considered addiction treatment and recovery. At the end of the day, working a program of recovery is your best chance at stemming the deadly tide of addiction. The longer recovery is put off, the greater the chance of experiencing life-threatening consequences. Hopefully, you Read More

Recovery: Choosing 12 Step Programs

A recovery laymen may think that Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings are made up of only alcoholics. Conversely, one might think that Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings are comprised of only addicts. Such a thought is not without merit, early meetings of AA instructed people with problems other than alcohol to merely listen. Viewing alcoholism and drug Read More

Encouraging People to Seek Addiction Treatment

One need only look at the evening news to know the seriousness of addiction in America. There is hardly a family that doesn’t have member who has been touched by a substance related mental illness. With the ever-rising death toll linked to opioid use, we all have a vested interest in seeing more people find Read More

Alcohol Addiction: A Global Concern

Every year, the majority of our clients at Christians Drug Rehab are Americans. Those in need of alcohol or substance use disorder treatment come from all walks of life. People from nearly every age, ethnic or socioeconomic demographic can find themselves in need of long-term residential addiction treatment. While methods of treatment are effective, most Read More

Addiction Recovery: A Spiritual Life

“Deus ex machina,” meaning ‘god from the machine.’ Three Latin words to describe a “seemingly unsolvable problem is suddenly and abruptly resolved by the inspired and unexpected intervention of some new event.” At this point you might be scratching your head, ‘what could a plot device have to do with addiction recovery?’ But, for those Read More

Alcohol Use Disorder: An American Problem

If you found your way to this blog, there is a good chance you are in recovery or in need of recovery. It is also possible that you have a loved one who is struggling with either drugs or alcohol. Regardless, if it be drugs or alcohol that one has problem with, the solution is Read More