How Beneficial is Religious Faith in Addiction Recovery?

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The roles of faith and religion vary when it comes to addiction and treatment practices — according to research from the U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institute of Health, religious and nonreligious youth do not have different patterns of drug or alcohol use.

The Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration supports around 800 programs in local communities that are based on faith. Faith can be an integral part of treatment or simply a backdrop for more traditional or medicinal approaches to rehabilitation…click here to continue reading