Drug Addiction

Publications 93 (25514) on 29.06.2010 and 94 (25 515) on 30.06.2010 in the newspaper "Komsomolskaya Pravda" in the "Who and what recruits flock of drug addicts" aroused great public interest. Even with reports of the forum on the newspaper's website, it is clear that the problem of combating drug of concern to many of our citizens. Given that today in Russia Protestant churches have a very active help drug addicts to people, not surprising that towards the believers, and sent not so much laurel wreaths, how many stones and arrows. It so happened that often in our country initiative is punishable. Today in Russia there are several major Protestant groups. One of the most numerous – Russian Joint Union of Christians of Evangelical Faith (Pentecostals).

In the churches belonging to the Union, with more than 350 rehabilitation centers for drug addicts and alcoholics in different regions of the country. In particular, only when local churches, "Exodus" are 38 such centers for social and spiritual care. Service for people addicted evangelicals began to engage in about 15 years ago. At a time when drug addiction was killing a generation, clerics descended into the dirty basements, came to the cooking apartment, where literally dragged the young guys and girls that look like zombies. Sometimes the eyes of believers are brought half-decayed fetid body, are lukewarm life. Helped everyone – the homeless, children and business people. Thus, the sick, degraded, fallen on the bottom of life, people began to take hope.