Resources

Christian Addictions Recovery Ministries Society

The resources presented here are intended to be informative; Charm does not recommend any specific organizations, nor does Charm endorse specific viewpoints.

Articles & Books

Christian Healing and Addictions Recovery  Patrick Zierten

A Pastoral Message on Substance Abuse
www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/

Core Competencies for Clergy and Other Pastoral Ministers in Addressing Alcohol and Drug Dependence and the Impact on Family Members
www.samhsa.gov

Hope and Healing: A practical toolkit for faith and community leaders in the face of the opioid epidemic

Substance Abuse, Religion and Spirituality
www.ojp.gov

Families Recover From Addiction (The Twelve Steps and Ignation Spirituality)

The Toll of Unbelief

The Twelve Steps through the Bible Writing Guide

Personal Counselling

Vancouver Archdiocese Personal Counselling services of those who practice in the Chrisitan tradition – both Catholic and Eccumenical
rcav.org/personal-counselling

Patrick Zierten
Destiny Recovery Coaching and Consulting
Patrickzierten@gmail.com
778.686.6376

Christian Meditation

Meditation Creates Community
wccm.org

Substance Use Treatment Programs

Adult and Teen Challenge BC – Christian treatment programs for men and women

Life Recovery – Christian abstinence based residential recovery support for women

Mercy House – Christ-centred resources and residential treatment programs for women

Sancta Maria House – Catholic Christian Healing/Recovery Home for Women

Talitha Koum Society – Christian Recovery Home for Women and their Children

Wagner Hills Farm Society – Residential recovery programs for men and women

“… so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually parts of one another.”
Romans 12:2