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We endeavor to help people become mentally sound, emotionally balanced, socially adjusted, physically well and spiritually alive. Read more. Most adults who arrive at our doors bring with them a tragic history of substance abuse and other life-controlling problems.
Inan estimated This number is up from 8. The age-adjusted rate of drug overdose deaths increased from 6.
Adults and teens who attend our recovery centers are given an opportunity to confront their destructive choices, their self-sabotaging behavior, and their unhealthy views with the love of God and the guidance of Biblical principles. One of the major differences between traditional recovery programs and our centers is our emphasis on Christian values and cultivating a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. The benefits of our long-term residential recovery program are many, beginning with how we identify those who participate.
Through our caring, Christ-centered programs, we offer life transformation and proven solutions for life-controlling addictions and behaviors to men, women, boys, and girls. Our hope is that every Teen Challenge resident will become a productive member of society. I went from partying only on weekends to becoming a full-fledged addict to pain pills.
Purchase Banquet Tickets. Have you watched a loved one as they struggle with addiction? Their eyes fading and the smell of death that is upon them.
Providing a comprehensive Christian faith-based solution to life-controlling addictions. The scope of Teen Challenge has grown over the years, and now serves adults as well as teenagers. There are over Teen Challenge campuses in the United States, and over centers world wide in over 80 countries, which provide Christian recovery services to individuals of every age and social background.
The ministry that would later become Adult and Teen Challenge was founded in by David Wilkerson, an Assemblies of God pastor who left a rural Pennsylvania church to work on the street among teenage gang members and socially marginalized people in New York City and who, perhaps, is best known for later authoring The Cross and the Switchblade and founding Times Square Church. Teen Challenge started its first residential program in Decemberin a house of Brooklyn. The afternoons are devoted to working with our hands through daily activities like providing quality services with our industries such as: Mercy House Auto Center, manufacturing hand crafted crosses in our wood shop, a vehicle donation program, housekeeping chores, and community job details that range in various charitable works.
You have tried countless times and failed. Pain, disappointment, anger, and resentment can make us feel completely powerless, lost and alone. The circumstances you are facing may even make you feel hopeless - emotions can keep us from seeing clearly. If this describes you or someone you love or care about, you have come to the right place.