One Lamb: Addiction

“There are all kinds of addicts, I guess. We all have pain. And we all look for ways to make the pain go away.” Sherman Alexie

Ally May – Addiction
PRUMC members Mace Hall and Ally May have an in-depth and personal conversation about addiction. Ally describes the ebbs and flows of her personal journey and touches on some factors that increase the likelihood of addictive patterns, which are unique to each person.
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Bryan Stickney – Addiction
PRUMC members Mace Hall and Bryan Stickney have an in-depth and personal conversation about addiction. Like many youth, Bryan slipped into behaviors that seemed normal in his peer group. Freedom in college led to behaviors becoming habits. He discusses the hard work done by him and his family to come through and how he began his journey as a therapist during recovery.
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10.16 | Addiction Panel Event
We will be joined by a panel of professionals to discuss addiction, what we need to do to face this issue honestly, and how we can help change the mindset that keeps this a stigmatized condition.
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Book Review “Broken: My Story of Addiction and Redemption” | Claire Bowen
In Broken, Moyers tells the story of a love affair with alcohol and crack cocaine that led him to the brink of death over and over again. A harrowing account, it paints a picture of a young man with every advantage who found himself spiraling into a dark abyss. Battling shame and self-doubt at every turn, the author finally emerges into the clear light of recovery as he dedicates his life to changing the politics of addiction.
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Video “An Evening with William Cope Moyers”
If you missed this powerful event, please take some time to view the recorded video of An Evening with William Cope Moyers. Get an inside look at the world of addiction and how a new network is providing support and solutions to a problem that touches all of us – whether we are aware of it or not.
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Our Hope

In order to normalize and destigmatize mental health concerns, the One Lamb Initiative strives to make mental wellness an ongoing conversation.  One Lamb explores various topics regarding mental health and provides educational resources, inspirational stories, spiritual guidance, and small group lessons.  In doing so, we hope to nurture mental wellness through a community of connection, support, and spiritual growth.

FRIEND TO FRIEND

The Friend to Friend Network confidentially pairs someone currently experiencing crisis with someone who has gone through the same challenge. If you are in need of this resource you may confidentially contact us using the form below and someone will be in touch with you.

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