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Christian or faith-based drug rehab incorporates biblical teachings and focuses on Christ and faith. These programs are proven successful because of the faith aspect of treatment. In addition to utilizing Biblical teachings, these programs also incorporate evidence-based therapy approaches.
No, but most people who attend these programs have once had a strong faith or still currently believe in Christ and God. Incorporating spirituality into treatment is important to many people, but a strong belief is not necessary.
The most common faith-based drug rehab programs are centered around Christianity. Faith-based programs also utilize Judaism and other faiths as part of their rehabilitation process. When searching for drug rehab programs, you can inquire about what faith is incorporated into treatment.
Yes, the 12-steps are centered around a higher power and based on Christian teachings when it was first founded. However, a person does not have to be Christian or have strong faith to attend a 12-step meeting or a drug rehab program that incorporates the 12-steps.
Yes, these programs also use behavioral therapies, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, contingency management, or motivational therapies. In addition, there is access to individual and group therapy, as most drug rehab programs cater to individual needs.