Rev. Douglas Ronsheim, D.Min
Executive Director, American Association of Pastoral Counselors
For many decades, spirituality has been an integral aspect of substance abuse recovery. With the power of faith as part of the equation, 12-step programs have proved effective for millions of participants, saving lives and helping people recover from life-threatening addictions.
In more recent years, the roles of faith and religion have spilled over into the larger conversation surrounding mental health...