Workshop offers Christian perspective on addiction

Dr. John L. Curry will be the facilitator for “Drug Education, A Christian Perspective” and “Grace — To Break the Cycle of Sin/Addiction” in four sessions from 6 to 9 p.m. April 6, 13, 20 and 26 at Conqueror’s Christian Center, 200 E. Washington in Belleville.

Curry has more than 40,000 hours in the substance abuse treatment field and brings more than 30 years of experience to this training workshop.

Training objectives: To discuss the effects of drugs and alcohol on the body, to explore alcoholism myths and to examine different types of drinking problems. The seesions will teach the cause of drug use, explain the addiction process and offer solutions.

Who should attend: parents, teachers, pastors/ministers, coaches and anyone who is interested in the topic.

Cost: $30 for the four sessions or $10 per session. Certificates of completion will be given.

Information: 618-277-5671 or go to