Life Dripping Away: Making Billions from Suffering Addicts

Applied Faith

I have to speak out.

I minister at an inpatient detox facility I minister at an inpatient detox facility On my weekly teaching visits to our local detox facility, I see the faces behind the numbers that the “intelligentsia” of addiction services bandies back and forth. To me, the numbers have their use, but the suffering of the people matters so much more. I’ve seen many sick things ministering to addicts, but one of the sickest I have discovered is the insidious “fix”; the false premise, and false promise of addiction replacement therapy.

Heroin - The next thing after the Pill Mill bust Heroin – Next after the Pill Mill bust With the ebb of “pill mill” pain-management clinics, the epidemic of cheap, easy-to-find heroin has grown to staggering proportions to replace the pain pills. Most Americans discover the crisis of heroin after it has snuck into the home with a loved-one. Families and addicts are almost always unprepared and unequipped to deal with their loved-one’s addiction…

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