The Addiction & Recovery Network, a division of the American Association of Christian Counselors, is designed for mental health practitioners, as well as pastors, ministry leaders and lay caregivers who desire to better understand and help those struggling with various forms of addiction.
Why can’t they STOP…? How many times have you heard this plea of desperation from the loved one of an addict? Or how many times have you caught yourself thinking or saying that to someone you love out of disappointment and frustration?
Here are just a few of the many reasons why AACC is looking to further minister to those struggling with addiction and support those who are recovering (sources include the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, U.S. Dept. of Justice, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics):
If there is ever a time for Godly leadership, servanthood and biblical counsel… it is now. In the AACC, we understand the challenges in helping others. And whether you are a pastor, clinician, physician or lay helper, we exist to serve you faithfully as you care for others. Philippians 4:13 says, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens us.” As Christians, God wants us to be His instrument of healing and restoration. With God, we can overcome—and help others overcome—addictive behaviors. Because of Christ, we believe in the capacity for change!
In response to this critical issue, the Addiction & Recovery Network seeks to:
As a member you will receive:
Mark Laaser, Ph.D., is an internationally-known author and speaker who has written six books, including Healing the Wounds of Sexual Addiction, Talking to Your Kids About Sex, and The Pornography Trap. He is also an adjunct faculty member at several graduate schools. Mark and his wife, Debbie, started Faithful and True, Inc. (www.faithfulandtrue.com), which provides counseling, workshops, and resource material. In addition, he conducts speaking events, training, and seminars around the world.
* Regular AACC membership required