Episode 059: Releasing Women from Addiction

Picture an addict. Whatever comes to mind – throw it out! Anyone of us could be the picture of someone who is addicted to a substance. Special guest Shelley Spedden, from Home of Hope – part of Delmarva Adult & Teen Challenge, discusses releasing women from addiction on The Bridge Podcast this episode.


0:30 – Welcome Shelley Spedden, from Home of Hope – part of Delmarva Adult & Teen Challenge
2:00 – What is the Home of Hope? Who do they help?
3:30 – How are women getting addicted to substances?
6:00 – There is hope for anyone facing addiction
7:30 – Shame follows addiction
9:55 – How do you start talking with a loved one about their addiction?
11:45 – Relationship and the love of Christ is what draws people near
13:00 – For women trapped by addiction, complete devastation lies ahead
16:00 – Following Creation, Satan put a special target on women
18:45 – Taking notice of the signs of addiction hidden from view
20:25 – Prescription medication should be disposed of when it is done being used
22:45 – What is a good way to help loved ones find help to end their addiction?
24:30 – At what point should you call the police or a treatment center?
26:45 – Women can become addicted faster and have more hurdles to entering treatment
28:50 – Takeaways

Home of Hope Women’s Campus can be found online at https://delmarvateenchallenge.org/hopeofhope.html

Delmarva Adult & Teen Challenge also offers a Men’s Center, and serves all of Delaware and the Eastern Shore of Maryland. https://delmarvateenchallenge.org


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