Maybe it started with a little high school partying or doing happy hour with friends after work. Or maybe that prescription got refilled and refilled until now you can’t live without it. Drug and alcohol dependence doesn’t affect only the down-and-out; in fact, substance use and abuse is something that is becoming more prevalent among Christians. No one decides to have an addiction, so how does it start? What are the consequences? And how can you recognize signs in yourself and others in order to get the help you need?