Faith Based Drug Rehab Merrimack NH
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Faith-Based Drug Rehab - Addicted
Faith-Based Drug Rehab
Tuesday, June 01, 2010
Faith-based drug rehabilitation is different from other rehab programs in that it focuses on spiritual healing based on Christian beliefs instead of conventional recovery programs. Though numerous drug rehab programs incorporate aspects of spirituality into the treatment process, these types of programs usually focus on a more general sense of spiritual well being. Faith-based drug rehab, also known as Christian rehab, focuses on the drug addict’s relationship with Jesus Christ rather than a universal higher power. Faith-based recovery programs usually involve Bible study, sermons, prayer, church services, and other spiritual steps that focus on the teachings of Jesus Christ. Along the same lines, Christian rehab centers also tend to practice healing the self through Jesus Christ, as opposed to more conventional therapy programs.
There are several different types of faith-based drug rehab programs, but each centers on the Christian belief system. Some of the programs involve little or no traditional Western medication and counseling, while others involve aspects of vocational rehab by having drug addicts participate in work programs like the Salvation Army. Other faith-based rehabilitation programs combine traditional treatment methods – like counseling and therapy – with Christian ideology. Like all drug rehab centers, the main goal of Christian rehab is to address and resolve the underlying issu...