Are We Diseased? The Inconsistencies and Implications of the Disease Model of AddictionFebruary 21st, 2017
Laws that try to control consumption of alcohol by punishing the effects of alcohol differ by country and jurisdiction within the same country. But should being drunk in public necessarily be a crime? We discuss here.
Google is largely viewed as the world's most objective source of information. But should Google and other search engines index and publish display results about how to make and use illicit drugs? And what effect would censorship of this kind of drug information have on our society? Our opinion and your thoughts welcomed here.
An ongoing series for parents, family or friends of addicts looking to see-through addiction. From the Office of National Drug Control Policy, a thorough list of street names for crack.
25 years ago I searched the Bible for direction concerning alcohol and drugs. I was a new believer and determined not to allow some pastor or church person tell me I can or can't drink or have fun anymore. Here's what I found.
Want to effectively help a drug addict in your life? There are two things you NEED to know. Learn how to identify stages of recovery from addiction and then choose what to do next. More on help for families of drug addicts here.
This accessible memoir tells the sad love story of falling in love with an addict. If you like true, short love stories that can make you cry out loud...The Year of the Dogs is for you.
Want to help the homeless? Learn what you can REALLY do to help homeless people from the organizations that work with the homeless.
Learn how a D.C. based addiction treatment program has helped the homeless for more than 25 years. We review the best practices in homeless substance abuse treatment. More on substance abuse and the homeless here.
Is drug abuse grounds for a Christian divorce? There are many scriptural references that support a wide variety of answers to this question. Click here to learn how to consider each scenario separately and - through prayer - best evaluate the divorce question.
Prayer may not come naturally for an addict in recovery. So what attitude can we take when approaching prayer? And does God answer prayer in the first place? We get guidance from a theologian here.
Snorting Vicodin can be an efficient way to feel euphoric pain relief of physical or emotional pain. But what are the medical side effects to snorting Vicodin? We review side effects to snorting Vicodin here.