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The Rock Church Provides Hope During Children of Alcoholics Week

Rock Recovery joins the effort to provide pervasive hope and help families in San Diego and beyond.

Beware of Depression in Children
PRLog - Feb. 10, 2012 - SAN DIEGO -- During the week of February 12-18, the Rock Church recognizes children struggling in silence during Children of Alcoholics week. As their parents and families suffer from their addiction, the Rock Church joins the effort to provide pervasive hope and help families in San Diego and beyond.

Rock Recovery is a Christian 12-Step ministry of the Rock Church. The ministry is a Christ-centered, co-ed support group that uses small group interaction, scripture, and twelve step principles, for those familiar with the bondage and destruction of addiction.

“About fifteen months ago, my alcoholism caught up with me and my life became unmanageable. My father died of this illness about twelve years ago. As long as I can remember he was deep in his alcoholism and he never understood a way out. Today I understand,” said 46-year-old, Rock Recovery participant, Tom.

The reality is there are 26.8 million children living with parents that are alcoholics in the United States; over 11 million are under the age of 18. Statistically, children of alcoholics are four times more likely than children that do not have parents that are alcoholics develop alcoholism. Even now, 18%, almost one in five adult Americans, have lived with an alcoholic while growing up.*

Rock Recovery is one of many organizations that provide hope by reaching out to people who have experienced the destruction of addiction through co-ed support groups that are based in scripture.

The Rock Church has directly and indirectly helped thousands of people in San Diego area through ministry efforts and their program is nationally recognized.

For more information about Rock Recovery or interested in a support group, visit http://www.sdrock.com/ministries/rockrecovery/  or call (619) 764-5190.

More Rock Recovery Testimonials: http://www.rockrecovery.org/testimonials.html

*SOURCE: http://www.nacoa.net/coa3.htm — National Association for Children Of Alcoholics

All are welcome to any of the following opportunities:

Rock Recovery: 12-Step Bible Study
Tuesday nights at 6 PM, 4874 Coconino Way, San Diego 92117
Rock Recovery is a Christian 12-Step based co-ed small group that helps people find freedom from the destructive power of alcohol or drug addiction. Contact David Powers at david@abcsoberliving.com

Rock Recovery: Friday Night Bonfire
Friday nights, 7:30-8:30 at DeAnza Cove
Come share some s’mores, enjoy fellowship and support, and hear testimony from someone who has shared your struggle. Family and friends welcome! Contact David Powers at david@abcsoberliving.com

Rock Rocovery: The Most Excellent Way
Thursdays, 7:00-8:30, the Rock, 2277 Rosecrans St., 2nd Floor Library
A Christian solution to chemical dependency to help people Become God-Dependent and find a way out from the bondage and destructive power of addictions. Contact Rick Brennan at rickster5163@hotmail.com

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The Rock is San Diego’s largest church and the 19th largest church in the nation according to Outreach Magazine's 2009 survey. It was started in 2000 by Pastor Miles McPherson, a former NFL player. Over 12,000 people attend the 5 Sunday services.

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Source:Mei Ling Starkey
Location:San Diego - California - United States
Industry:Lifestyle, Religion, Free
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