How Does Faith Influence Recovery?

Calvary Addiction Recovery Center understands the importance of faith in recovery. Faith helps you recognize a need for change. It helps you find the strength and courage to begin addiction treatment. It provides the basis for long-term sobriety. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly1 shares, “Recovering individuals have statistically greater levels of faith and spirituality than those continuing…

What Is a Higher Power?

You don’t have to be religious to overcome addiction. You don’t have to be Christian, Jewish or Muslim. You don’t have to be spiritual or believe in a higher power. However doing so benefits your recovery. The Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment1 reveals, “Among recovering individuals, higher levels of religious faith and spirituality were associated…

Have I Lost My Faith to Addiction?

You may fear you have lost your faith to addiction. You are not alone in facing challenges to faith at this time. Addiction is a disease of loss, doubt and insecurity. Many share and have shared your struggles. They have rediscovered faith and sobriety. You can do the same. Substance Use & Misuse1 found, “Spirituality…

For Loved Ones: The First Step of YOUR Recovery

Coming to terms with addiction in the life of someone you love is never easy. You feel desperate and alone, even though you’ve read the statistics. On some level, you understand that hundreds of thousands of people around the world share the same pain as you. But when it’s your spouse, your child, your parent,…