Addiction (def): compulsive need for and use of a habit-forming substance (as heroin, nicotine, or alcohol) characterized by tolerance and by well-defined physiological symptoms upon withdrawal; broadly persistent compulsive use of a substance known by the user to be harmful.
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary copyright © 2009 by Merriam-Webster, incorporated
Hopetoday.com, that provides timely information about the disease of addiction. There are six videos on the site that provide information about various aspects of addition and treatment. The Foundation also has an Information Line (801- 366-HOPE or 866-633-HOPE toll free) where individuals can call for information.
“Another kind of change I wish to address is recovery from enslaving habits. They include disorders associated with alcohol, drugs, tobacco, eating, gambling, unworthy sexual behavior, and viewing pornography.” (The Power to Change, Liahona, Nov. 2007)
The Church has put together a web page, to help all of those that are “in the gall of bitterness.” It is the “Addiction Recovery Program” and this is our last entry on today’s newsletter.
We hope that what we presented to you today was what you, or someone you know needs. It’s been said ‘nobody’s perfect.’ However, even though perfection is not achievable in this life, we can, and should look to live a ‘good’ life and enjoy what the good Lord has given us.
May you have a good week, and hope to hear from you.
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