Recovery For Alcohol And Drugs Is Here!

You do not have to lose it all before you get some help for alcohol and drugs. Figure out your next move to make to get off of drugs and alcohol. Start by praying to God for His mercy and strength to get out of checkmate! Here are some encouraging scriptures about alcohol and drugs.

 


Being Drunk, Or On Drugs Takes You On A Trip, And Makes You Feel Like You Are Not Alone, But In Reality In Many Ways You Are Alone! Find Help With These Resources:

  • I am concerned about my drinking problem. AA.org

  • I am concerned about my drug problem. NA.org

  • I am concerned about someone with a drinking problem. Al-Anon.org


 

Don’t Let Drugs And Alcohol Keep You Down!

Alcohol And Drugs Messed Up My Life!

There is help for alcohol and drugs; you need to ask for it!


You Need To Want Help?

My name is Bill Greguska.  When I was 13 years old living in Milwaukee, I started using alcohol and drugs, mainly out of curiosity and peer pressure. 

By the time I was 16 I was beginning to spiral downwards, that took ten years to get myself out of. It was not until I was 26 that I realized I needed help badly, then things started to work out. I was sick and tired, of being sick and tired!

My alcohol and drug abuse were considerable problems in my life that I was very fortunate and blessed to recover from. Can you relate to my story yet?

 


Experimenting With Alcohol And Drugs Too Much?

My life spiraled downwards pretty quickly.  I was abusing alcohol and drugs and even huffing, and wouldn’t have known how to stop it also if I had wanted to. 

To be honest, the marijuana and alcohol seemed to fill a temporary need–for a while, they appeared to be my best friends.  Then they turned into a monster that I couldn’t control.  They nearly killed me, one pill, one joint, one huff, one beer or glass of wine at a time.

Substance abuse can quickly make a person say and do things he or she usually would not do.  I used alcohol and drugs every day for many years.  Then God helped me.  First, on June 25, 1986, He helped me quit drinking and doing drugs. 

Then two years later God gave me the strength to quit smoking cigarettes, after over a decade of smoking up to two packs per day. ~ Bill Greguska

 


Alcohol Changes The Way You See Reality!

 


Since We Can Quit Anything With God’s Help For:

  • 15 minutes
  • 30 minutes
  • 1 hour
  • 3 hours
  • 8 hours and longer

Then with God’s help, there is hope for you to quit the ANY addiction, or a bad habit that has put you in chains.  Go for the goal of 24 hours, then two days, four days, seven days, and so forth.  Do it One Day At A Time! I am not saying it will be easy, but with God all things are possible!

 


 

Alcohol And Drugs Can Take Over Your Life!

 


How About You?

  1. Have you wondered if you are an alcoholic or drug addict? 
  2. Do you know your drinking and drug use is hurting your life, but you cannot seem to stop?

 


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Alcohol and drugs!

Thank God, I recovered from alcohol and drugs on June 25, 1986. ~ Bill Greguska

 

My sincere prayer for you is that you stop right now and get help from a trusted friend, parent, co-worker, pastor–anyone that can help you on the road to recovery. 

You do not have to deal with all of the bad things that come with addiction.  I am telling you, so you don’t have to learn the hard way as I did.

 


Here Are Some Helpful Links:

 


 

Alcohol And Drugs Affect Relationship!

Alcohol and drugs!

Alcohol and drugs have damaged an outrageous amount of relationships, and marriages. Do you think it is worth it?

 

“The mentality and behavior of drug addicts and alcoholics are wholly irrational. Until you understand that they are completely powerless over their addiction and unless they have structured help, they have no hope.” ― Russell Brand

Ephesians 5:18  Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit.

 


 

Related Pages Of Encouragement:

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Is The Use Of Alcohol And Drugs Sinful? 

 


More Of My Story!

For years as a teen and even younger, I loved basketball and was very competitive, dreaming of playing college basketball.  I thought the marijuana and alcohol I was using did not, or would not affect my ability to play because at first I only used them during the summer. I soon learned otherwise.

Then the summer before my junior year at Pius XI High School my addiction caught up with me, and I also became depressed.  I started experimenting with new drugs like inhalants, cocaine, and even acid.  I started getting into trouble at home and with the law–and I pretty much-ignored basketball.

 


 

The reason that you got addicted to alcohol and drugs may be many, but it is YOUR responsibility to get help!

 

My Basketball Dreams Went Up In Smoke!

I realized how depressed I was when, before my junior year started, I didn’t want to waste my mom’s money on school clothes because I wasn’t sure I’d be around long enough to wear them. 

It was hard because I kept on thinking about checking out of this life early.  Substance abuse made me depressed, and I was losing hope.

I made the Pius XI varsity high school basketball team, I believe, because of my previous good performance and reputation on the freshman and JV teams.  Junior year was a long, hard year for me.

Basketball was no longer a promising thing!  All my dreams of playing college ball were destroyed because of drugs and alcohol.

 


Anyone Can Fall Into The Trap Of Alcohol And Drugs!

I was never really a “bad person,” but I was making some terrible choices.  These choices were making things very difficult for me.

I understood that it was the sin that was actively living within me that I was following–that human inclination to do what we want to do, rather than finding out what our Creator has made us be. 

It wasn’t until the Spirit of God started to influence me that I finally came to terms with it.  By that time, a lot of damage was done already, but God refused to give up on me.

I thank God that He kept putting people in my life to help guide and direct me–despite my unwillingness to cooperate.  First, it was my mom, and then counselors that helped get me back on the right track. 

The journey back was a long road.  Looking back, it was not until I was 26 years old that I finally surrendered to my addictions. That was when God began helping me see things much more clearly.  He empowered me through others who were trying to help me, and who were praying for me.

 


The AA And NA Program

I was admitted to a few different short-term treatment centers, and also attended both AA and NA to try to get my problem under control.  As soon as I left the treatment center, I would get right back into my addictions.  This cycle of dependency lasted many years, at times more severe than others.  I kept wishing that the pain in my life would all stop.  It was like a nightmare.  It was not until I went to a long-term treatment center then things finally got better.

At that time, I allowed God to begin to make me into the person He created me to be.  It continues to be a process, but now He is in control, not the drugs and alcohol.

 


 

Alcohol And Drugs Were Not Worth It!

 


My Second Chance Came!

Being clean and sober since June 25, 1986, my life has made a turnabout. Praise God!

Of course there are still other problems to deal with, but for the most part, when God took away the desire to use or drink, that was my ticket out of the prison that I made for myself.

I have been working, and I have some good people in my life that I call my friends. What more could I ask for really?

It may not be your fault that you became addicted to alcohol and drugs.  But it is your responsibility to reach out for the help that you need.  There is help for you like there was for me if alcohol and drugs are hurting your life. ~ Bill Greguska

 


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“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring. All of which have the potential to turn a life around.” – Leo Buscaglia

1 Peter 4:3 For you have spent enough time in the past doing what pagans choose to do—living in debauchery, lust, drunkenness, orgies, carousing and detestable idolatry.