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Christian organisations that help drug addicts

Addiction can happen to anyone, which is why we make it our prime goal to find a rehabilitation centre that fits the various needs and requirements of each individual. At Port of Call, we have a strong relationship with a wide variety of rehabilitation centres, including Christian organisations that help drug addicts.

Christian help with drug withdrawal

If you’re a Christian in need of a drug rehab centre that can cater to your religious requirements, then we may be able to help you to find a rehab centre that’s perfect for you. Perhaps you aren’t a practising Christian but are looking for the structure that a faith-based rehab programme, such as Christian help with drug withdrawal, can offer. In both cases a Christian drug rehab programme, based on the 12-step principles of Narcotics Anonymous (adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous), could be the ideal fit for you.

Christian organisations that help drug addicts

If you didn’t already know, the 12-step principle, a central pillar of NA and AA’s philosophy, stems from Christian origins. AA itself sprang from The Oxford Group, a non-denominational movement, modelled after first-century Christianity, that was influenced by the temperance movement. AA shares the view that acceptance of one’s inherent limitations is critical to finding one’s proper place among other humans and God. While NA isn’t strictly religious-based, the word God is mentioned in their readings too, because they believe every addict needs a higher power to help in the process of recovery.

In the case of AA meetings, one study found an association between increased attendance at meetings with increased spirituality and a decrease in the frequency and intensity of substance abuse. The research also found that AA was also effective at helping agnostics and atheists to become sober. However, the authors did note that though spirituality was an important mechanism of behavioural change for some addicts, it wasn’t the only effective mechanism.

Finding Christian drug rehab programmes

If you or a loved one are concerned about drug addiction problems and would like access to Christian drug rehabilitation in the UK, then please don’t hesitate to speak to one of our experienced professionals here at Port of Call. Many of our rehab centres across the UK follow the 12-step programme. While this might not be suitable for everyone, if it appeals to you then we can certainly discuss your options with you.

At Port of Call we are confident that we can help you find a drug addiction rehab centre that suits your individual needs. So, if you or a loved one would like to speak to one of our experienced advisors, please call us on 08000029010 or alternatively you can email us at help@portofcall.com.

Further help outside of Port of Call

For further information and help from Christian organisations and charities outside of Port of Call take a look at the list we’ve compiled for you.

Betel UK

Family First Intervention

Salvation Army

About the author: Alex Molyneux

Alex is our admissions team leader. Over the last 5 years he has spoken with more than 10,000 people via our helpline and has organised over 1,000 detox and rehabilitation placements.

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