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Tag: The Addiction Connection

Surgeon General Advisory Warning Issued

Until this past week, it had been 13 years since the last Surgeon General warning. That one had to do with pregnancy and drinking alcohol. The advisory this week encourages those taking opioid prescriptions and friends/family of those who take those prescriptions to carry naloxone, an overdose-reversing drug. But will this advisory help? I guess it does raise awareness of […]

Involuntary Commitments to Treatment?

What an interesting concept being considered in New Jersey right now: involuntary commitments for addicts who need to go to treatment but are resistant to enter a program. With 2,221 drug overdose deaths in 2016, New Jersey government leaders are contemplating involuntary placements for addicted people. In the past, substance abuse has not been a qualifying condition for involuntary placements […]

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The Addiction Connection, CHOICES & Biblical Counseling Ministries

The Addiction Connection (TAC)’s main goal is “Connecting the Hope of the Gospel to the Heart of Addiction.” The TAC team hosts a meeting every so often. And this fall, we are meeting on August 25, 2014 in Chaffee, NY. Steve & Melanie Hammond (pictured) offered to host the meeting at their place. Steve & Melanie Hammond serve the Lord in two amazing […]