Christian Drug Rehab

Pope Francis: The Slaves of Addiction

Addiction does not discriminate. It is not concerned about whether you are male or female, black or white, and religious or atheist. In fact, even devout Christians battle with addiction in the United States and around the globe. In America, we have seen first-hand just how long the fingers of addiction can be, in the Read More

Recovery: Being of Service This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is knocking at the door once again, with the festivities beginning in less than 24 hours. And, once again, those working a program of recovery need to be en garde against the slings and arrows of their disease. On every major holiday, there will be some who succumb to the temptation of drink or Read More

Breaking Bad to Methamphetamine Smuggler

Most of what the average person knows about drugs and addiction, they learned from movies and television. While it’s never the best idea to get your facts from fiction, there are instances when writers and directors have done a great service painting a picture of the insidious underground world of drug manufacturing, sales and abuse. Read More

PTSD: A Brief History

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a condition that is, unfortunately, familiar to many American families. PTSD is a mental health disorder that arises out of the experience of severe trauma, usually associated with combat. However, it is also a mental illness that can affect people who have been attacked or witnessed a traumatic event, such Read More

Addiction Affects The Entire Family

Most of the time our posts are about addicts, alcoholics and addiction in general. Which makes sense considering that we at Christians Drug Rehab specialize in treating addiction. However, we also know that addiction is a complex disease that affects the entire family; the pain and despair that addicts and alcoholics experience everyday trickles down Read More

Fentanyl for Non Cancer Pain

If you having been following the national news of late, it is likely you are familiar with the Wells Fargo scandal involving the creation of fake bank accounts by low level bankers in order to meet quotas from the “higher-ups.” Initially, the scandal resulted in thousands of employee terminations at the lowest level, branch managers Read More

Opioids May Block Parenting Ability

Prescription opioids and heroin are particularly dangerous drugs that can easily lead to an overdose death. Sadly, many opioid addicts lose their life before they ever get a chance to find recovery. Even those who do manage to get treatment and begin a program of recovery are susceptible to relapse and potential overdose. Opioid narcotics Read More

American Adults Favor Cannabis Legalization

Today, Americans have a far different outlook on marijuana than not that long ago. Despite the fact that marijuana use rates are only second to that of alcohol, there is much we do not know about the drug—the byproduct of prohibition. Cannabis, and all its related products, are illegal to produce, distribute and use on Read More

Taking The StigmaFree Mental Illness Pledge

Each year, in May, we in the field of addiction medicine observe National Mental Health Awareness Month (MHM). Addiction is just one of a myriad of mental health disorders that affect millions of Americans across the country. What’s more, those who suffer from the disease of addiction are far more likely than the general population Read More

Treating Opioid Use Disorder in America

It practically goes without saying that tackling the American opioid epidemic has, and is going to continue to, cost a lot of money. The unprecedented crisis we face has already put huge demands on hospitals and addiction treatment service providers across the country. This is a trend that is likely to continue in the years Read More