A new study reveals that “A large and growing body of evidence shows that not only can religion help prevent people from using illicit drugs, but it also plays a strong role in effective treatment programs.” Fred Lucas of The Daily Signal has the report:
The parallels are demonstrated by two comparative studies of New Hampshire and West Virginia.
West Virginia suffers from an ailing economy, while New Hampshire has a strong economy, noted J. Scott Moody, CEO of the Granite Institute, a conservative think tank. The institute takes its name from the fact that New Hampshire is known as the Granite State.
“It’s not just economics causing the overdose problems. There are other factors,” Moody told The Daily Signal.