Christmas Wishes 2016

Christmas wishes from the president of the CAD.

Our Mission

Christian Action for Dependence is a dynamic organization for the support of substance dependents and their families. Our main objective is to ensure that the restorative substance dependent refrain from the use of dependence-producing substances.

We support the dependent and their family physically, psychologically, socially and religiously to be more productive and happy.

From personal experience we know that there is hope, and as such we have a genuine understanding of the problem.

Whom may join?

Rehabilitated

People that received treatment from a rehabilitation centre. Follow-up support is crucial with success in sobriety.

Independent

Persons who broke with dependence by themselves. This is the hardest way to face your problem. Come and join us to connect with people who has been there to encourage and guide you.

Dependents

Persons still caught in the web of addiction can begin a new life at the CAD. (Persons under the influance will not be allowed at meetings.)

Family

Family that is co-dependent. The spouse, children or direct family are mostly overlooked. We know the pain but also the joy of being able to share with someone that really understands. We urge you to join.

Others

People with an interest in helping others struggling with addication. You may have had a relative struggling with addiction. Or maybe just have a passion for helping people.

Professional

Professional people who want to deliver insight and support to our cause. Doctors, social workers, therapists, clergymen. Your support is much appreciated.

What happens at meetings?

Gatherings are informal with the objective of fellowship and mutual support. Group members themselves decides the program. This includes various activities like information sessions, debate, Bible study, media and social functions. We strive to make activities enjoyable and interesting.

No pressure are placed on anyone to take part in activities or discussions. Members usually feel so at ease that they do quickly start joining in the activities. Confidentiality is continually upheld.

What does the CAD offer?

The CAD offers many other tools for a sober lifestyle.

  • Helps build a personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Conferences with other groups
  • Learn to cope with triggers and pain
  • Handle emotions and perceptions
  • Group outreaches
  • Helps build a new lifestyle
  • Problem solving and crisis management
  • New friendships with successful people
  • Personal growth
  • Learn new life-skills
  • Protection against loneliness

Quick FAQs

Does it cost money to become a member?
No. It is a free non-profit service.

Do I have to be a specific church member?
No. Anyone who identifies with the Christian ethos and morals are welcome.

Do I have to complete a rehabilitation programme?
No. There are members who overcame dependence without formal treatment.

May I join other aftercare groups?
Yes. You may join any other groups.

Is aftercare really that important?
YES! Research has shown that the possibility of a relapse is much less if you join a group like the CAD.

Think you might have a problem?

If you think you might have a problem the odds are that you already do! The good news is that this is the first step towards recovery.

Join a group

At the CAD you become of a greater, loving, praying and supporting family of winners!

Support our cause

As we are a non-profit organization we rely on grants from generous people. Thank you for your support and donations.

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