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Is Every Drunkard an Alcoholic?

You say a person who is not a “drunkard” in the spiritual sense can be still an alcoholic “therapeutically.” How can that be? At first that may appear to be a confusing statement.   In Christian circles, the terms “drunk” and “alcoholic” are too often used interchangeably.     When dealing with alcoholics, too often believers focus almost […]

Women and Addiction (Part 2)

In our previous installment, we introduced the July 2002 Caron Foundation report, “Women & Addiction: Gender Issues in Abuse and Treatment.”   In discussing the first part of this report, we paid particular attention to the some of the trends related to addiction among women and some of the reasons women become addicted.   Now we will […]

Women and Addiction (Part 1)

When most people think of the alcoholics and addicts served by rescue missions, they think of the “Skid Row bum” — a disheveled older alcoholic who has lived on the streets for years.   But, especially in recent years, the number of young female addicts who look to missions for help is on the rise.     According […]