Tonight we welcome Teen Challenge, a faith-based organization dedicated to helping teens recover from addiction: pride, food, power, sex, love of money, drugs, alcohol, sports, depression, gambling, fame or fear.
“It’s my pleasure to share a few moments with you who are friends of the oldest and one of the most effective ongoing programs of its kind in America: Teen Challenge. Not only does Teen Challenge help our young people deal with their substance abuse, but it also gives our kids something to live for — a relationship with God, a healthy self-esteem and a direction in their lives that finally leads somewhere. Ever since I endorsed Teen Challenge back in the 1970s, when I was governor of California, I’ve always been impressed with their work, their people and even their name.” — Ronald Reagan
Teen Challenge is a non-profit, private enterprise financed by free-will contributions from individuals, churches, trusts, foundations and corporations which share the belief that effective human life is only possible as it is strengthened and supported spiritually.
Teen Challenge endeavors to help people become mentally sound, emotionally balanced, socially adjusted, physically well and spiritually alive.
The organization helps not only children, but adults – in anything that can be an addition: