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Overcoming Addictions - Help for Christians

Christians and non-Christian alike battle with addictions and other behaviors that they find themselves struggling to leave behind. Through faith in Jesus Christ and placing emotional and spiritual health as attainable goals, we can all be overcomers.

This blog, produced by Certified Recovery Specialist Beth Livingston, is for people to exchange struggles and victories of breaking free from addictions and other hurtful behaviors.

October 2012 Entries

When is It Time for Intervention?

There comes a time when the people surrounding an addict cannot take the behavior any longer. They jump in, they cry out. Often they fail because they don’t have the strength to stick with the tough decisions. The consequences mount and life begins to unravel. It’s time for intervention.

posted @ Friday, October 19, 2012 4:36 PM | Feedback (2)

Handle Grief in a Healthy Way

Georgia’s boss had told her she could keep her job if she successfully completed treatment and didn’t drink again. Now she sat in my office and admitted she relapsed. She had lost her mother and tried to drink away the pain.

posted @ Friday, October 12, 2012 5:24 PM | Feedback (0)

How to Build Teamwork in a Restored Marriage

A marriage is about being a team not individuals with their own agendas. God says a husband and wife have been made into one flesh. If we take God seriously then we must approach our marriage in this way: as a team.

posted @ Friday, October 05, 2012 4:32 PM | Feedback (2)