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Addiction Counseling

Aftercare Strategies for Addiction Recovery Programs

For Christian programs that work to help addicts, the primary goal is to help them to become integrated into two vital communities – the Church and the recovery community.  If our goal is truly to work ourselves out of a job, then we must make sure we are spending enough time and energy preparing our […]

Work Therapy in Residential Recovery Programs

Rescue missions depend on labor provided by people in their programs to do a variety of tasks that are essential to their operations.  Men and women in recovery programs can be found in kitchens, performing housekeeping and maintenance tasks, providing office support, and driving trucks to pick up donations. Certainly, we value the services they […]

What Keeps People in Recovery?

As I have mentioned in an earlier article, I am firmly convinced that we must help people in residential programs to be come integrated into two vital communities – the Church and the recovery community. There is life after the residential recovery pro­gram and if we don’t spend enough time and energy preparing our clients for it, […]