In my last two blogs, I talked about the nature of addiction and the source of the addictive chemicals that are available today. Knowledge of the issue doesn’t count for much if we do not use that to see life change and restoration. It happens. Here are two life-changing stories. There is help, and there is hope.
While the Bible provides guidance on the destructive nature of certain behaviors, it also offers hope and the possibility of redemption and transformation through faith, repentance, and reliance on God. Many people find strength and support in their faith when dealing with addiction and strive to lead a life that aligns with biblical principles of self-control and holiness.
Every year, on the 31st of August, the state of Ohio comes together to observe Overdose Awareness Day. This sad event reminds us of the devastating consequences of substance abuse and addiction. It serves as a reminder of the immense toll they have taken on individuals, families, and communities in the state. Today is a day to honor those who died from an overdose. It is also a day to raise awareness about the opioid crisis. Additionally, it is a day to help those battling addiction through education and support.
The good news is that yes, it is possible. It is possible to recover from years of alcohol addiction with the right treatment and support. Recovery from alcohol addiction typically involves a combination of medical treatment, therapy, and lifestyle changes. Medical Treatment The first step in alcohol addiction recovery is usually the detoxification phase. Detoxing and …
Drug addiction stops with the life change of the person addicted. When the customer base dries up, so does the rest of the market. Places like the Field of Hope are making a difference with a client success rate of over 90%. What is the formula? Hard work, counseling, encouragement, family engagement, prayer, and a willing change for the person caught up in addiction.
Education can play a significant role in addiction recovery. One of Field of Hope’s goals is to help individuals understand the underlying causes of addiction and provide them with the knowledge and tools necessary to overcome it. Role of Education In Addiction Recovery Overall, education can provide individuals with the tools and knowledge necessary to …
Here is a wake-up call to parents, homes, schools, churches, and social organizations – join the war to provide a healthy and positive environment for our kids.
Opportunities to place a bet in Ohio are endless. Whether it is scratch-offs, lottery tickets, table games, casino gambling, slot machines, horse/dog racing, or bingo, trying your luck at a game of chance is not far away. Now, in Ohio, it is literally at your fingertips, and you don’t even have to leave your couch. …
A recent analysis by an independent contractor gave Field of Hope a 95.7% success rate for clients struggling with alcohol and other drug addiction.
As we say goodbye to September and Recovery month, we wanted to reflect on what recovery means. Recovery can mean more time with your loved ones, more time traveling, more time seeing what God has in store for you. For us, recovery means a second chance.