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When family members press our buttons

When family members press our buttons

[caption id="attachment_648" align="aligncenter" width="300"] For people in recovery - when family members press our buttons[/caption] There is, for most of us, nobody is better at "pushing our buttons" than our own family members. Typically, we grant this power to upset us to nobody outside our own family. When family members press our buttons, a normal part of every family dynamic,...[ read more ]

Can you be addicted to Internet games?

[caption id="attachment_628" align="aligncenter" width="300"] An addiction to online gaming can put your life on hold - or worse. Reach out to J.D. Murphy if you or somebody you love is struggling with addiction to online games.[/caption] Can you or somebody you love be addicted to Internet games? It sounds harmless — after all, it's just a game. And, for many people,...[ read more ]

Can you get addiction out of your genes?

In the blog for the American Association of Christian Counselors, Tim Jennings, M.D. writes, "If there are pathways in our nervous system laid down with addiction, are they destroyed at conversion, or as we walk on a daily basis with CHRIST, or are they always there? Fascinating new brain research gives ever increasing insight into how our faith relationship with...[ read more ]

I Could Never Give Up That

I Could Never Give Up That! Check out today's devotional from Lysa Terkeurst

Are you abusing drugs and alcohol and ready to get help?

Have you had a wake up call following a DUI or other close encounter? Are you struggling to quit drinking alcohol or overcome an addiction to prescription drugs? If you want to stop abusing drugs or alcohol and get your life back, help is available. J.D. Murphy  offers therapy and  support for addicted individuals going through the process of addiction recovery. He...[ read more ]