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    February2014

    In This IssueCurrentFundingOpportunities

    SignatureTheme:AddictionandCounseling

    BestPracticesPrinciplesofEffectiveAddictionTreatment

    AddictionandCounselingFundingOpportunities

    ResourcesforAddressingAddictionandCounseling

    UpcomingNewsletterThemes

    About NCMUSA/CanadaNazareneCompassionateMinistriesseekstoliveandactcompassionatelyintheworldfollowingChrist'sownlifeandministry.WeseektobeincarnationsofthesamegospelthatChristlivedandpreachedandtobewitnessestothesameloveandcompassionGodhasforourworld.IntheUnitedStatesandCanada,NCMworkscloselywithCompassionateMinistryCenters(CMCs)tobringcompassionandhealingtocommunitiesthatneedtheloveandpresenceofChrist.MissionNazareneCompassionateMinistriesUSA/CanadapartnerswithNazareneintereststofacilitateministrieswhichaddressthetemporalaswellasthespiritualneedsoftheeconomicallydisadvantaged.

    MyFellowLeaders, Asyoureadthroughthisresourcenewsletter,youwillseewhatsomehavecalled,"thehiddenscourge."Substanceabuseishighlyprevalentinourculture,knowingnoincomelevel,zipcode,age,orgender.Actually,moreindividualsdieinAmericafromprescriptiondrugabusethanillegaldrugs.Thechurchmustrespond.Wemustbethehopeandlighttothosewhoarehurtingandstrugglingunderthestrongholdofaddiction.

    WehopethiseNewswillprovideyourcompassionateministrycenterandchurchwiththeresourcesneededtohelpthoseinyourcommunity.

    Servingtogether,

    JayHeightjheight@nazarene.orgCoordinator,NazareneCompassionateMinistriesUSA/Canada

    Current Funding OpportunitiesCMCMultiSiteApplicationOpportunity"Intheworldtoday,youthWILLbementored.Thequestionis,bywhom?"NCMisgearinguptoprepareagroupapplicationforyouthmentoringandwouldliketoidentifyandlearnmoreaboutCompassionateMinistriesCenterscurrentlyengagedinyouthdevelopmentactivities.Ifyouwouldliketolearnmoreaboutthisgroupapplicationandsharehowyouareworkingwithyouthinyourcommunity,pleaseemailhginese@ncmi.orgtorequestapreliminarysurveybyFriday,February14,

    http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?ca=7f325d3f-e60e-4f74-8be5-6602ebc6c80f&c=eea613c0-4d0a-11e3-aa4a-d4ae529a8639&ch=ef500f60-4d0a-11e3-aad7-d4ae529a8639http://s.rs6.net/t?e=bot1RJhdpK4&c=1&r=1http://s.rs6.net/t?e=bot1RJhdpK4&c=3&r=1http://s.rs6.net/t?e=bot1RJhdpK4&c=4&r=1http://s.rs6.net/t?e=bot1RJhdpK4&c=5&r=1http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Addiction-and-Counseling--Meeting-the-Needs.html?soid=1102694216127&aid=bot1RJhdpK4#fblikemailto:jheight@nazarene.orgmailto:hginese@ncmi.org

  • ChurchesLocalchurchesaretheprimaryavenueforNazarenestoreachouttothoseintheircommunities.NazareneCompassionateMinistriesseekstosupportchurchesinstartingandmaintainingministrytotheunderservedandmarginalized.Webelieveeverychurch,nomattersizeorbudget,canfindwaystomeetneedsintheircommunitywithcompassion,creative,andthefirmfoundationandlifechangingpoweroftheGospelmessage.CMCsCompassionateMinistryCentersACompassionateMinistryCenterisanonprofitorganizationdedicatedtomeetingtheneedsoftheunderresourcedinthecommunity.Whiletheseorganizationsareoftenaffiliatedwithaspecificlocalchurch,theyareinastrategicpositiontouniteothersintheircommunityaroundahighneedscause.NDRNazareneDisasterResponseNazareneDisasterResponseisNazarenesmobilizingfordisasterthroughReadiness,Response,andRecovery.LocalNazarenesareinauniquepositiontounderstand,serve,andremainwithdisastervictimsintheirownneighborhoods.Inlargescaleeventsthedenominationcancomealongsidelocaleffortswiththesupportofvolunteersanddonorsfromacrossthecountryandthroughourstrongpartnershipswithotherdisasterreliefagencies.NDRservesvictimsregardlessofrace,creed,oreconomicstatusbyconcentratingonassistancetothepoor,elderly,andhandicapped.W&WWork&WitnessWork&WitnessprovidesopportunitiesforNazarenestoservetogetherinsupportofexistingministriessuchaschurches,CMCs,andNazareneDisasterResponse.Work&Witnesscanbeany

    emailhginese@ncmi.orgtorequestapreliminarysurveybyFriday,February14,2014.

    Ben&Jerry'sFoundationseeksproposalsforsocialandenvironmentaljusticeprojectsfromnonprofit,grassrootscommunityorganizinggroupswithannualbudgetsunder$500,000.RevieweligibilityandapplicationguidelinesDeadline:March14,2014FundingAmount:$20,000SingingforChangeisacceptinglettersofinterestforsocialandenvironmentalprojectsthatincludecommunitymembersinplanningandcollaboratetofindinnovativesolutions.ApplyDeadline:OngoingFundingAmount:$1,00010,000RuddieMemorialYouthFoundationseeksapplicationsforinnovativeyouthprogramsinBaltimore,Boston,LosAngeles,Madison,Philadelphia,SanFrancisco,andWashington,DC.ProgramguidelinesDeadline:April30,2014FundingAmount:$25,000MutualofAmericaFoundationisacceptingnominationsfor2014CommunityPartnershipAwardsthatrecognizeoutstandingnonprofitorganizationsthathaveformedstrongpartnershipswithpublic,private,andsocialsectors.ApplicationinstructionsDeadline:April1,2014AwardAmount:$25,000plusdocumentaryawarenessvideoLawrenceFoundationawardsgrantstoorganizationsworkingintheareasofeducation,humanserviceanddisasterrelief.LearnmoreApplicationDeadline:April30,2014

    Signature Theme: Addiction and Counseling

    BestPractices,Innovations,Resources,FundingOpportunitiesAddictioniscompulsivedrugusedespiteharmfulconsequencesthatischaracterizedbytheinabilitytostopusingdrugs,failuretomeetwork,social,orfamilyobligations,and,sometimes,toleranceandwithdrawal.Physicaldependenceistheadaptationofthebodytoadrug,requiringmoreofittoachieveacertaineffect(tolerance)andelicitingdrugspecificphysicalormentalsymptomsifdruguseisabruptlyceased(withdrawal).

    Addictionhasalsobeendefinedasasystematicdeconstructionofthepersonality,characterizedbyalossofinterestinlife,feelingsofguiltandselfresentment,andangertowardself,others,andGod.

    AddictionStatisticsDependenceonalcoholanddrugsisthemostubiquitousnationalpublichealthproblem,affectingindividualsandtheirfamiliesregardless

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  • Work&Witnesscanbeanytypeofproject,fromconstructiontoevangelismtocompassionateoutreach.

    ContactTollFreeNumber:18003069950Fax:(913)5770893GeneralEmail:ncmusacan@nazarene.orgCoordinator:JayHeightDirectLine:(317)2816768EMail:jheight@nazarene.org

    affectingindividualsandtheirfamiliesregardlessofethnicity,region,oreconomicstatus.Approximately23.9millionAmericansaged12andolderarecurrentillicitdrugusers,and20.3millionofthe22.2millionindividualsinneedoftreatmenttoovercomeaddictiontoillicitdrugsoralcoholdonotreceiveit.[1]Family

    historyofsubstanceabuseandearlierageatfirstusebothplaceindividualsathigherriskofdevelopinganaddictiontodrugsoralcohol.CharacteristicsofAddictionAddictionaffectsthebrain'scontrolofrewardandmotivation,learningandmemory,andbehavioralcontrolandinhibition.Acombinationoffactorsincludinggeneticmakeup,ageofexposuretodrugs,andenvironmentalinfluencesinitiallyleadsapersontochoosetotakedrugs.However,afterprolongeddrugexposureweakensbrainfunction,theindividual'sabilitytochooseandexercisewillpowerisimpaired.Seekingandconsumingthedrugbecomescompulsive,andpsychologicalstresses,physicalpain,socialcues,orenvironmentalcuescantriggerintensecravingswithouttheindividualrealizingit.ConsequencesofInactionDrugabuseandaddictionleadtoothermentalillnessesandphysicalrisksincludinginjury,infectiousdiseasessuchasHIV/AIDSandhepatitis,weakenedimmunesystem,heartdiseaseandstrokeamongothers.Otherconsequencesincludedysfunctionalbehaviorsthatdisruptfamilyandsocialrelationshipsandcanleadtolegalproblems.SubstanceabusecoststheU.S.over$600billionannuallyinrelatedcrime,criminaljustice,theft,andhealthcarecosts.[2]Everydollarinvestedinaddictiontreatmentsaves$12indrugrelatedcosts.Individualsandsocietysaveevenmorethroughreductionininterpersonalconflicts,increasedworkproductivity,andfewerdrugrelatedaccidents,includingoverdoseanddeaths.Despitetheclearneedandcosteffectiveness,nearly90%ofthosewithillicitdrugoralcoholproblemsdonotreceivethetreatmentthattheyneedtor

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