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Faith Fighting Addiction

This program helps faith communities use their resources and influence to prevent the onset of opioid misuse, provide treatment guidance, support congregants affected by opioid use disorder, and remove the stigma from addiction. This clergy-designed program is conducted with support from Austin's Opioid Education Fund.

GET INVOLVED

Resources for those living with opioid addiction and their loved ones. 

EDUCATE
 

Learn more about opioid addiction and how it is effecting Gaston County.

LEARN MORE

Sermon resources and prayer prompts to encourage your congregation to be intentional about supporting those affected by addiction

JOIN THE FIGHT
 

Get involved in the fight against opioid addiction in Gaston County

LEARN MORE

ATTEND AN EVENT

Gaston Controlled Substances Coalition hosts multiple events throughout the year for education and awareness, in-person and virtual.

Sermon/Bible Study Resources

Use this content to share the topic of addiction with your congregation. Our hope is these articles, prayer prompts, and sermon ideas will help you inspire followers of Christ to give help and support to those in need...and for followers to seek and receive help. 

Don't Go Back to Egypt

Take a look at the Israelites' journey and experiences in the Exodus to illustrate the steps someone can take to break bad habits and addictions, and to change unhealthy relationships.