Belle Scarnavack

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How Can I Overcome Addiction And Sin In My Life?

Every Christian that is not in heaven still struggles with sin. Many struggle with addictions. Addictions to marijuana, to alcohol, to pornography, …

Dying To Be Free - The Huffington Post

The last image we have of Patrick Cagey is of his first moments as a free man. He has just walked out of a 30-day drug treatment center in Georgetown, Kentucky, dressed in gym clothes and carrying a Nike duffel bag. The moment reminds his father of Patrick’s graduation from college, and he takes a …

A Blind Eye to Addiction

Addiction is America's most neglected disease. According to a Columbia University study, "40 million Americans age 12 and over meet the clinical …

Drug Addiction

Drug and Alcohol Detox Programs

Promises offers medically monitored drug and alcohol detox in a home-like environment. Our medical teams use the latest evidence-based approaches to …

Overdose Death Rates

The U.S. government does not track death rates for every drug. However, the National Center for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control …

Heroin

Photo by DEA<p>What is heroin?<p>Heroin is an opioid drug made from morphine, a natural substance taken from the seed pod of the various opium poppy plants …

Senate Bill Would Dramatically Alter Treatment For Heroin Addiction

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) and Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) have joined forces to back legislation that would make medically assisted treatments more accessible to opioid addicts.<p>The legislation, known as the Recovery Enhancement for Addiction Treatment Act, would loosen restrictions on …

Sherrod Brown

Senate Prepared to Pass Drug Abuse Treatment Bill

The Senate is expected to vote this week on whether to provide government funding to combat the nation's painkiller and heroin abuse problem, which …

Sheldon Whitehouse