Addiction Resource Guide
Addiction and mental illness can affect anyone, and in many cases, professional treatment is the safest and most efficient way to manage these disorders and give clients the opportunity and guidance they need to rebuild their lives.
Maybe you’re reading this as the partner of someone with a substance use disorder, or you’re learning about medically supervised detox or inpatient care for yourself. Or maybe you’ve already received treatment for drug or alcohol abuse, and you’re searching for online addiction recovery resources. Whatever the case may be, Faith in Recovery offers an addiction resource guide for everyone involved.
Addiction Recovery Resources
If you want to learn more about our Christ-centered addiction treatment or aftercare services for yourself or a loved one, you can find answers in our addiction resource guide. As a faith-based recovery center for substance abuse, our facility offers an advanced and multi-faceted approach to treating substance use disorders that can make long-term recovery possible.
What’s more, our addiction treatment services aren’t limited to in-person, residential treatment. Our drug rehab also serves as an online addiction recovery resource center that offers public education on addiction as well as resources for both the individuals struggling with substance use and their loved ones. We welcome you to look through our community resources for addiction recovery to learn more about the various modalities we offer for people of all groups and needs.
Resources for Families of Addicts
As someone who deeply cares about someone who’s struggling with drug or alcohol abuse, you’ve undoubtedly experienced a variety of emotions. Fear, anger, frustration, resentment, confusion, and hopelessness are normal and common reactions to a loved one’s drug use. So how can you help without neglecting yourself?
At our Christian addiction recovery center, we offer family therapy for parents, spouses, and close friends of addicts who need help coping with the impact of their loved one’s substance use. No matter what your loved one is going through or how hard you’ve been impacted by their addiction, we’re here to help. Below are some resources for addiction recovery for both the individual and their spouses, families, and friends to promote a sober lifestyle.
Some family recovery resources include:
- Addict in the Family: Stories of Love, Hope, and Recovery by Beverly Conyers
- Addict in the House: A No-Nonsense Family Guide Through Addiction and Recovery by Robin Barnett, Ed.D, LCSW
- Al-Anon Approved Literature by various authors
- Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself by Melody Beattie
- Everything Changes: Hope for Families of Newly Recovering Addicts by Beverly Conyers
- Intimacy in Alcoholic Relationships by Al-Anon Family Groups
- Many Voices, One Journey by Al-Anon Family Groups
- Nar-Anon SESH by Nar-Anon Family Groups
- On the Other Side of Chaos: Understanding the Addiction of a Loved One by Ellen Van
- One Day at a Time in Al-Anon by Al-Anon Family Groups
- SMART Recovery Family & Friends Handbook edited by Roxanne Allen
- Staying Sober by Terence Gorski
- The Enabler: When Helping Hurts the Ones You Love by Angelyn Miller
- The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
- The Language of Letting Go by Melody Beattie
- The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle
- When Someone You Love Has a Mental Illness: A Handbook for Families, Friends, and Caregivers by Rebecca Woolies, MFT
- When Your Adult Child Breaks Your Heart: Coping with Mental Illness, Substance Abuse, and the Problems That Tear Families Apart by Joel L. Young, MD
Christian Recovery Resources for Addiction
Considering that our facility is centered on faith-based treatment for substance abuse, we believe in the importance of addressing the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of drug use. Many times, people begin abusing drugs or alcohol because they’re struggling with their mental and emotional well-being. By offering a spiritual approach to treating addiction, we help ease negative thoughts and emotions and encourage clients to move forward.
Below are some effective and beneficial faith-based resources for addicts in recovery:
- Battlefield of the Mind by Joyce Meyer
- Boundaries by Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend
- Christian Families in Recovery: A Guide for Addiction, Recovery, and Intervention Using God’s Tools of Redemption by Robert and Stephanie Tucker
- Club New Life by Christian Ministry for Addiction and Recovery
- Lost & Found: Recovery in Christ by Bruce Stanley
- Overcoming Emotional Obstacles through Faith: Navigating the Mind Field by Anthony Acampora, Director of the Faith in Recovery Program
- The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel
Military and Veterans Recovery Resources
Our Military and Veterans in Recovery program offers both veterans and active-duty service members treatment for addiction and other issues unique to this group that may contribute to drug use. We understand these individuals are often exposed to combat and trauma during deployment, often which leaves psychological and emotional damage that requires a particular form of care.
In addition to finding individual and group resources for addiction by contacting your branch of the military, active-duty personnel and veterans can also get help for addiction at our facility. Not only can you reach out to us to learn more about the detox and addiction services for Veterans offered at our rehab, but below are some organizations you or a loved one can reach out to for help:
Military Crisis Line: This hotline includes text-messaging service and online chatting to provide free veterans support for all service members whether or not they’re registered with the VA or enrolled in VA health care. This hotline was created in the case of a crisis involving a military member. This is a fully confidential, 24-hour line for service members and their loved ones.
Phone Number: 1-800-273-8255
The Real Warriors Campaign: This organization aims to raise awareness about mental illness among military personnel and encourages veterans and active service members to reach out for help.
Phone Number: 1-866-966-1020 U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: The largest integrated health care system in the United States, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) can help you find resources. In some cases, active-duty members can access VA facilities for emergencies.
Phone Number: 1-844-698-2311
Our Christian Addiction Recovery Center
If you’re searching for faith-based addiction treatment for yourself or a loved one, Faith in Recovery can help. Our Florida rehab offers various levels of care, including medical detox, residential treatment, and more, to help as many people as possible no matter what stage of addiction recovery they’re in.
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