Signs of Drug Addiction Do you have a friend or loved one who you think might be using drugs? Has that person started looking and acting differently? You may need to look for the cause. Children’s attitudes change as they grow into adolescence. Their interests change when they become adults. This is part of life,…

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Providence Recovery Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary Since 1997, Providence Ministries has helped thousands of men learn to live free from addiction. On Saturday, October 14, the Drug and Alcohol Recovery ministry will celebrate its twentieth anniversary, beginning at 4 p.m. The event will feature dinner and testimonies from past clients, who will share how their…

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Top 5 Reasons Addiction Treatment Fails There are many challenges to achieving long lasting recovery. In a video released by addiction professional Keenan Diamond (video here), 5 of the biggest reasons addiction treatment fails is laid out. REASON #1 – PROGRAM IS TOO SHORT Often times rehabilitationis too short. 28 or 30 day rehab centers…

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Finding Joy in Pain – Overcoming Your Anger Addiction Anger addiction, at times known as anger control problems, anger management problems or anger disorders refers to dysfunctional patterns in the manner in which a person handles or reacts to anger. An anger control problem can go out of proportion, be destructive and leads to inappropriate…

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Virtual Reality and Addiction Treatment One of the more troubling aspects of completing a treatment program for addiction is that eventually most people will need to geographically return home or attend a transitional housing program. For many, this is a great cause of apprehension, but a group of researchers at the University of Houston are…

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Opioid Addiction Cost American Employers Between $10-$25 Billion a Year A recent study by the ASAM estimates that American employers lose billions of dollars a year of productivity due to opiate abuse. These losses appear in the form of missed work, injuries related to intoxication, and termination and training of new replacement employees. In some…

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Earth Day and Faith Today, April 22 is Earth day. It is a day dedicated to increasing awareness of all types of issues related to our environment. While the original founder of this “awareness holiday” was not a Christian, many of the ideas being promoted do align with mandates within the faith As Christians, we…

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Behavior and Spiritual Descent into Addiction When a person struggles with prolonged drug use, they are literally not themselves. To say that addiction is a slippery slope is an understatement. Once the door is opened, actions lead to actions with demoralization at the base. An explanation of this circumstance is known as behavior disinhibitions. WHAT…

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Do We Accept Insurance? Why We DO NOT Accept Insurance In order to keep our billing simple and our price affordable, we do not accept insurance.  Nearly half of the hard cost to attend our 90 inpatient facility is generated privately through donations and thrift store sales, allowing us to reduce the sponsorship fee to…

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