Healing For the Hurting

Healing For the Hurting

We asked some of our staff for an inside look at Rapha Treatment Center. This is a testimonial from the notes of someone who stayed at Rapha. They asked to remain anonymous. As I looked through the screen separating me from the deputy Sheriff, I noticed a

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What is Addiction?

What is Addiction?

The American Psychiatric Association defines addiction as a complex condition, a brain disease that is manifested by substance use despite harmful consequences.  People with addiction (severe substance use disorder) have an intense focus on using a certain substance(s), such as alcohol or drugs, to the point that

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The Serenity Prayer, Bite-sized

The Serenity Prayer, Bite-sized

The Serenity Prayer? You mean that thing that addicts say at the end of a meeting? How does that apply to me? Does it apply to me? History of the Serenity Prayer: The authorship of the Serenity Prayer is a matter of debate. Portions have been attributed

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