ADDICTION AND RECOVERY
We found 36 additional articles filed under addiction and recovery. They're listed below, most recent first.
- New Challenges in Nome
11/01/2012 -- United Methodist Women, whose foremothers were in ministry in Nome shortly after the first gold rush, is still working to support life-giving ministries in the community eleven decades later.
- Directors Approve $60,000 Grant for Anti-Domestic-Violence Initiative
03/19/2012 -- The Inelda Z. Gonzalez Initiative on Domestic Violence, in honor of the Women’s Division president during the 2009-2012 quadrennium, will provide funds for resources, trainings, and internships to help bring awareness and action to domestic violence in th...
03/18/2012 -- Ramon has been in and out of prison for most of his life, mostly for drug-related offenses, both using and selling. He is HIV positive, has mental health issues and has burned most of his bridges with friends or family.
- The Secret
03/09/2012 -- The Church has a powerful role to play in destigmatizing substance abuse and supporting individuals and families facing addiction.
- Can a Rainbow Come in the Clouds Without an Ark First?
02/26/2012 -- The last time I saw a bow in the clouds, colorful like a rainbow, was this past January. I was in São Paulo, Brazil, and a summer shower came over us in the streets. Then came the sun. Behind the buildings, there it was: a rainbow.
- Second Chances
11/04/2011 -- For more than a century, the United Methodist Community House has been a safe place for do-overs in Grand Rapids, Mich.
- October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
10/05/2011 -- The month of October began as and continues to be a time for people to come together to remember those who have died, support those who have survived and bring together those working in the field of domestic violence.
- Criminalization of Communities of Color
10/05/2011 -- Racial disparities in the nation's legal system continue to challenge fairness and equal justice.
- Life on the Rebound
09/01/2011 -- Emma Norton Services is housed in a brick building quietly tucked into the urban landscape of St. Paul, and the 50 women who live there are somewhere on the road to wholeness.
- Spreading the Word Against Abuse
09/01/2011 -- The Church has a key role to play in ending intimate partner violence. United Methodist Women and United Methodist Men have embarked on a historic joint campaign to raise awareness about the problem of domestic violence and to get the church to provide re...
- Restorative Justice: Moving Beyond Punishment
05/24/2011 -- This mission study from 2002 is a response to the call of The United Methodist Church to focus upon Restorative Justice ministries in light of the prison-industrial complex, and offers a vision of restoration and healing over isolation and punishment.
- The Importance of Grieving and Facing Our Fears in Journey of Reconciliation
05/17/2011 -- Why is grieving so important? Not grieving the trauma often pushes it deep in our psyche where we medicate it with, for example, drugs or alcohol.
- Nation Under Rubble
05/03/2011 -- Women struggle to survive in post-quake Haiti.
- Survivors of Human Trafficking: Not Without Hope
05/02/2011 -- In Armenia, in an ambience of trust and encouragement, residents re-learn the meaning of hope after seemingly endless years of sexual servithude and forced labor.
- Finding Refuge, Hope and Healing from Abuse
03/21/2011 -- Some victims of domestic violence are finding places of hope and healing in The United Methodist Church.
- A Makeover in the Making
03/17/2011 -- When we live an honest Lent and allow ourselves to walk that hot dusty August road that exists in every heart, may we too be able to acknowledge the "dead ground," the "moonscapes" of our lives. May we be honest enough to find God's Easter joy of "exubera...
- Give Yourself
03/12/2011 -- During this Lenten season, may each of us examine the condition of our own hearts, humbly seek God's mercy, and shower mercy on others through the giving of ourselves to help meet their needs.
- And Also Much Cattle
03/11/2011 -- Why does God care for whom he cares? Why for so much of the time does God's job description seem to be to rescue the perishing, care for the dying? Just how does God snatch them in pity from sin and the grave? Why did Jesus weep o'er the erring one, lift ...
- Set Apart for the Gospel
03/10/2011 -- Rev. Fahrmeier became "transformed and reminded that God can touch even the most fragile of little souls and transform them."
- David and Margaret Youth and Family Services: Here's to Another 100 Years!
02/01/2011 -- David and Margaret Youth and Family Services, located in La Verne, California, has been meeting the needs of at-risk children, youth, and families since 1910.
- Responsively Yours: Wanted: A Safe Place to Face Addiction
01/04/2011 -- What would happen if United Methodist Women were a “safe” place to seek help and support for families dealing with addiction?
- Faint Not
01/04/2011 -- Surviving breast cancer taught United Methodist Women member Tonya Murphy about faith, persistence and supportive community.
- Breaking The Silence
01/04/2011 -- Women are the fastest-growing segment of substance abusers in the United States. Recovery programs must factor in their roles as women if they are to succeed.
- Wanted: A Safe Place to Face Addiction - Audio
01/01/2011 -- January 2011 Responsively Yours read by Harriett Jane Olson in English.
- En Búsqueda de un Lugar Seguro para Confrontar la Adicción - Audio
01/01/2011 -- January 2011: Cordialmente a tu Servicio; leído por Harriett Jane Olson en español
- Wanted: A Safe Place to Face Addiction - Audio/Korean
01/01/2011 -- January 2011 Responsively Yours; Read by Sung-Ok Lee in Korean
- En Búsqueda de un Lugar Seguro para Confrontar la Adicción
01/01/2011 -- En nuestras familias, escuelas, iglesias y vecindarios, las Mujeres Metodistas Unidas responden diariamente a situaciones causadas por la adicción por medio de nuestras instituciones misionales a nivel nacional y nuestros programas de alcance a nivel inte...
- Responsively Yours: Wanted: A Safe Place to Face Addiction
01/01/2011 -- What would happen if United Methodist Women were a “safe” place to seek help and support for families dealing with addiction?
- The Domestic Violence Initiative of United Methodist Women
12/13/2010 -- United Methodist Women and United Methodist Men have partnered to launch a domestic violence initiative to raise awareness and provide training in United Methodist congregations.
- Intercept Human Trafficking
12/07/2010 -- Super Bowl XLV will be held Sunday February 6, 2011, in Dallas, Texas. While the country celebrates this unofficial holiday, United Methodist Women and Mosaic Family Services in North Texas will be working to combat human trafficking.
- A Place to Call Home
11/01/2010 -- Mary Elizabeth Inn offers once homeless women in San Francisco safety, support and the stability of house keys.
- Very Much In Control
10/12/2010 -- The Rev. Dr. Aleese Moore-Orbih of FaithTrust Institute led directors, staff and guests in a domestic violence awareness education session the Women’s Division Annual board of directors meeting in Stamford, Conn.
- Sunlit Sisters
10/01/2010 -- The Korean War led many young women to “camptowns” where there were soldiers with money and a chance for survival. Today, Sunlit Sisters Center offers light and love to the now aging women.
- New Beginnings for Domestic Violence Survivors
10/01/2010 -- In a county with a domestic violence rate three times the national average, United Methodist Women-supported Navajo United Methodist Center offers a safe place and opportunity for a new life.
- Protect Teens from Dating Violence
05/05/2010 -- In March, the House of Representatives passed House Resolution 1081, to affirm its support for awareness and prevention of teen dating violence.
- United Methodist Women and Men Take Action Against Domestic Violence
04/18/2010 -- The organizations agreed to collaborate on domestic violence programs, training and resources that can be used in churches across the country.
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