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Addiction Doesn't Start in the Dark, But in Your Medicine Cabinet

Did you know that illegal drug use often doesn’t start with a shady-looking drug dealer, but instead in the average medicine cabinet?


Addiction and the Church: 2 New Stats We Can't Ignore

54.1%: The percentage of the 2.8 million first-time illicit drug users in 2013 who were under 18 years of age.*


The Subtle Danger of Widespread Drug Addiction

As marijuana tops headlines across the country, many are quick to defend its medicinal benefits. One lesser-known fact, however, is that more than half of new illicit drug users begin with marijuana.

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"115" -- Why You Must Know This Number and Its Relationship to the Opioid Epidemic

During 2016, there were more than 63,000 overdose deaths in the United States, including 42,249 that involved an opioid (66.4%).

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The "Treatment Gap" for Addiction + The Impact on U.S. Church Communities

Like most other issues, the church is not immune to addiction. But the church can be involved with helping those struggling.

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Universal Truths That Can Help Everyone Better Understand Addiction

At what age would you think most illicit drug users start using?