3 Reasons People Turn to Substance Abuse & Addiction

It is interesting to work closely with someone and begin to discern the thought patterns that took place to hook someone with an addiction. Addictions vary but basically can be defined as chemical addictions and behavioral addictions. Why do people drink and do drugs, and how do some people become chemically dependent? I am sure [READ MORE…]

Do Faith-Based Addiction Recovery Programs Work?

The short answer to this question is: Yes, faith-based addiction recovery programs work and with great success. The long answer is found when answering the question: How do they work and why do they work so well? I have been the International Director of RU Recovery Ministries for over 16 years and I have witnessed [READ MORE…]

How to Help Your Addicted Loved One

The above is an excerpt from a letter written by a woman who is just like you and I. What has happened to this woman, tragically, can happen to anybody. Addiction is a problem that breaks down the walls of all socio-economic classes and devours whoever it can, regardless of their upbringing or background. Imagine, [READ MORE…]