But you are a forgiving God, gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love. - Nehemiah 9:17

Health Issues / Substance Abuse

Suicide Facts and Statistics
General Over 30,000 people in the United States die by suicide every year. In 2003 (latest available date), there were 31,484 reported suicide deaths. Suicide is fourth leading cause...
May 30th, 2006
Q&A on Cutting
QUESTION: A number of students at my high school are “cutters.” Why do they do that?ANSWER: “Cutting” has become a popular behavior among some of today’s...
November 22nd, 2005
New Study Confirms Higher Substance Use Rates Among Pregnant Women After Abortion
A new study published in the British Journal of Health Psychology has found that women with a history of induced abortion are three times more likely to use illegal drugs during a subsequent...
November 21st, 2005
When Good Things Become Addictions
Innocent activities that initially bring pleasure can spiral into compulsions that are difficult to control and have devastating effects.Addictions consume energy. Problems exist when...
October 1st, 2004
Escape to Ecstasy
Escape to Ecstasy A dangerous, supposedly harmless drug is moving beyond the rave scene and finding its way into high schools, middle schools and even church youth groups. Ecstasy may...
October 1st, 2004
MDMA (Ecstasy)
MDMA (Ecstasy) MDMA is a synthetic, psychoactive drug with both stimulant (amphetamine-like) and hallucinogenic (LSD-like) properties. Street names for MDMA include Ecstasy, Adam, XTC,...
October 1st, 2004
Use of Ecstasy
Use of Ecstasy In many of the 21 metropolitan areas monitored by the Community Epidemiology Work Group (CEWG) members, MDMA, once used primarily at dance clubs, raves, and college scenes,...
October 1st, 2004
Drug Abuse
Just say no. Sounds easy, doesn't it? A simple solution to a complex problem. Just say no and it all goes away.Unfortunately, drug and alcohol abuse can't be sloganed away. It continues...
October 1st, 2004
When Life Seems to Have No Meaning
Why did I not perish at birth, and die as I came from the womb? We know such a question is not uncommon in our world. We live among a people who not only may ask such a question concerning...
October 1st, 2004
The Hidden Epidemic of Prescription Drug Addiction
The Hidden Epidemic of Prescription Drug Addiction For Faith and Familys Light magazine recently talked with Rod Colvin, author or Prescription Drug Addiction: The Hidden Epidemic....
October 1st, 2004

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