As drug or alcohol abuse accelerates to addiction, certain elements of a person’s thought processes and behaviors change. Dependence is when a person becomes reliant on drugs or alcohol to function. Most typically this term is used in reference to physical and physiological effects accompanied by withdrawal. But an individual may also become dependent on a substance from a mental or emotional standpoint. This is referred to as psychological dependence.
Towering over the Israelites and casting a long, dark shadow at nearly nine feet tall, Goliath was most certainly an imposing figure and a formidable foe. For forty days and forty nights, the Philistine giant brazenly taunted his enemies while clothed in full armor and challenged them to fight. With hollow taunts and spiteful insults, he stood against the men of Israel and cast fear in the many among him.
Need to Strengthen Your Faith?
You might feel like you are the only one. But you are not. This side of heaven — every believer has times when his or her faith is weak. What does weak faith feel like? When I’m weak in faith —
Christian Family Center Offers Hope and Recovery
By Stephen Prudhomme
The Christian Family Center in Soperton offers a highly successful Bible-based drug and alcohol recovery program and is headed up by Hank Steverson, a former cocaine user who has dedicated his life to God and helping others overcome their addictions.
Kratom addiction is a very real possibility for those who abuse it. We say “abuse“, but in the West, where Kratom has no established medical usage, any use of Mitragynia Speciosa, at least in the eyes of the great majority of the medical profession, is abuse. In South-East Asia, however, where Kratom has a long history as a treatment for diarrhea, opiate addiction and pain, abuse is seen as the excessive use of Kratom in order to benefit from its stimulant/euphoric effects.