Answers to Questions About Personal Recovery

Answers to Questions Related to Residential Recovery Programs

Answers to Questions Concerning Individuals

Doesn’t the concept of “recovery” contradict the spiritual truth of becoming a “new creation” in Christ?

How do “support groups” help the struggling addict?

Is it right for Christians to borrow ideas, principles, and techniques from the secular treatment community?

What about the “disease concept” of alcoholism and drug addiction?

Isn’t the “drunkard” the same person as the addict or alcoholic?

What about those who say, “Once an alcoholic, always an alcoholic?”

If addicts do have a genuine experience of salvation, why do they need further counseling?

Is it proper for Christians to attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and use the 12 Steps and AA literature?

Why should addicts or alcoholics avoid new relationships with members of the opposite sex in the first year of recovery?