Canadian, OK (PRWEB) February 21, 2014
Although Narconon Arrowhead is a non-denominational recovery program it has long recognized the important role spirituality and a religious belief system can play in an addicted individual’s success in recovery. Narconon teaches its students to respect and support the religious beliefs of others, and encourages them to discover and or enhance their awareness of spirituality.
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University recently published a study entitled; “So Help Me God: Substance, Abuse, Religion and Spirituality” that found religion and spirituality to work aggressively in lowering the risk of substance abuse among teens and adults, and promoting recovery from substance abuse.
Christian Church Services and Bible Study at Narconon Arrowhead
A key step in Narconon’s successful rehabilitation process, promotes the philosophy of survival along eight areas of life or what the program refers to as “dynamics”. These dynamics in order are: oneself; one’s mate or spouse, children and family; groups; mankind; all living things; the material world one lives in; oneself as a spiritual being; and one’s belief in a Supreme Being or a higher power. The idea behind this is to show how all of these “dynamics” of life are interconnected and demonstrate to them that to the degree a person is functioning well in all of these areas they will experience success and happiness in their life. Students participating in the Narconon program are given an opportunity to attend local religious services of their choosing according to their own belief system. Through this type of support a number of Narconon’s students and staff attend various Christian churches in the surrounding communities. This is a service the facility has provided for many years.
Additionally, as a new services to patients seeking spirituality, one of Narconon Arrowhead’s staff members, Anthony Master, volunteers to teach a Bible study group during off hours three mornings a week for students and staff at the facility that wish to attend. According to Anthony, “As a Bible College graduate with a Bachelors of Theology and faithful follower of our Lord Jesus Christ, I have been given the opportunity to conduct a Bible Study class on my own personal time to which other interested students and staff may attend. This has been a very beneficial learning experience not only for those that attend but for me as well. Understanding that one is a spiritual being is one of the most important realizations that can happen in one’s life and building that spiritual relationship with others can put a whole new perspective in life. The Bible Study group looks forward to our sessions every week to see what new principals we can learn and apply to our lives from the Bible.”
For more information contact Narconon Arrowhead at 800-468-6933.