If you are devoted to your faith and have a drug or alcohol problem; a religious based treatment program might be a good fit. In fact, combining your existing faith with a medical recovery program will probably result in a better success rate. I have know plenty of drug using and alcoholic priests in recovery; completely devoted to God but helpless when it came to their addiction. For the most part, faith alone is not enough.
There are a variety of spiritual treatment tools and programs — most are founded around Christian methods. Every program is a bit different, but faith-based recovery tends to share a few things in common.
One, is the way that religion is presented. Programs with a focus on punishment aren’t very popular It’s easy to see why. Most addicts already think they are bad people. Programs, focusing on support…
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