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By On September 5th, 2014

Renewal Devotional: Overcoming obstacles through Christ

Written by: Lydia D’Ross, MPA, licensed and ordained minister, Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital Today we will use Hebrews 12:, 1-2, and it says ” As for us , we have this large crowd of witnesses for us.  So then, let us rid ourselves of everything that gets in the way…which holds onto us so tightly,…

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By On December 18th, 2013

‘Tis the Season for Overeating

With family stressors, emotions running high and tasty temptations around every corner, it seems that this is the season for overeating.  If you are a therapist working with clients or an individual who struggles with overeating, there are several tips for thriving during the holiday season of overindulgence.  Rhona Epstein, Psy. D., C.A.C., wrote in…

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By On October 15th, 2013

One Christian Strategy For Handling Addiction Within a Family

Addiction, like all mental health issues, affects more than just the victim. While mental health problems way on families and friends through the various ways support can drain a person, addiction causes many other problems for parents and those who care for the addict. There can be legal repercussions for housing a drug addict, but…

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By On July 1st, 2013

Smokers Are Even Less Mentally Healthy Than Non-Smokers

. According to a new Gallup poll, smokers are in worse emotional health than non-smokers and were more likely to suffer from depression, as well as the other chronic health problems associated with tobacco. Christian Today says the poll asked more than 83,000 participants if they experienced “during a lot of the day yesterday” smiling…

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By On April 17th, 2012

Christian Rehab: Fighting Addiction with Faith

Anyone who has been mired in addiction knows that sometimes turning your life around can seem impossible.  Addicts often live one day at a time, focusing on when and where they can get their next fix. As it turns out, that same “one-day-at-a-time” mentality is exactly the mindset needed to get sober. Addicts are often…

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By On February 16th, 2012

Whitney Houston’s Tragic Death is a Teachable Moment

On February 11, 2012 Whitney Houston was found dead, submerged in the bathtub waters of her fourth floor suite at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Ca. It’s suspected that Houston’s death is related to consumption of alcohol and drugs—demons that the R&B ingénue had battled for years. One of the most treacherous aspects…

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