Addiction , Mental Health, Suicidal Thoughts and Trauma
In today's world, the impact of addiction, mental health issues, suicidal thoughts, and trauma is felt far and wide. These challenges not only affect individuals but also cast a long shadow on society as a whole. The traditional approach to recovery often falls short, and it's high time we explore a new perspective that addresses these issues comprehensively. In this blog, we will delve into the profound impact of addiction, mental health issues, suicidal thoughts, and trauma on both individuals and society and discuss the pressing need for a more holistic and empathetic approach to recovery.
The importance of seeing addiction, mental health, suicidal thoughts, and trauma differently. It is a societal problem not just the individuals.
Equipping with knowledge and tools needed to help others, as well as those struggling to overcome their struggles and lead fulfilling lives.
Empower individuals to share their stories and experiences with others, creating a community of support and understanding
WE'RE REDEFINING "RECOVERY" AS WE KNOW IT.
There’s no shortage of recovery programs out there, especially in the Church. The problem is too many of our lock-step, legalistic programs can leave people feeling sinful, shamed, and stuck.
STP's founder, George Wood—a former addict and suicide survivor—knows this because he lived it himself. He also knows the way forward when it comes to radical Christian recovery.
Hear George’s powerful story and his vision for STP to be a safe and welcoming space for those who struggle and a reforming resource for those who love and lead them.
GEORGE WOOD + BRIAN LAYNE
George A. Wood is a published author, an ordained minister, pastoral care counselor, recovery ministry founder, and recovery activist. A former addict and suicide survivor, George has dedicated his life to radically grace-laced, Christ-centered recovery for people struggling with addiction, mental health problems, and suicidal thoughts.
Brian Layne's journey is a remarkable testament to the power of personal transformation. From a former addict struggling on the streets, he has emerged as a highly accomplished business owner, content creator, and trusted personal and business consultant.