COVID-19 as well as the Significant Surge in Medicine Overdose Fatalities!

The weekend break of April 10th– 11th, 2021 has actually been designated as the 31st Annual “Simply Pray NO!” to medications Worldwide Weekend of Petition as well as Fasting for the addicted and also their families.

Given That April 7th, 1991 “Simply Hope NO!” has unified Christians from around the globe in intercessory prayer in behalf of those bound by alcoholism, medicine dependency, and also devastating uncontrollable behaviors.

According to the University of Michigan’s Division of Psychiatry, COVID-19 associated social seclusion and also stress and anxiety can raise sensitivity to substance abuse, addiction, and relapse. Substance abuse can result in body immune system, respiratory system, and pulmonary changes and also might boost vulnerability to COVID-19 along with problems.

According to recent data released by the Centers for Disease Control as well as Prevention, greater than 81,000 individuals in the United States died of a drug overdose between May 2019 and also May 2020. The variety of overdose deaths accelerated significntly during the pandemic, resulting in the biggest monthly boosts recorded since provisional data calculations started in 2015.

While synthetic opiods, such as illegal fentanyl, continue to be the key cause of these deaths, there has actually likewise been an alarming boost in the number of deaths including illicit stimulants, especially methamphetamine. Overdose deaths attached to meth increased practically 35 percent in 2020, exceeding the variety of drug fatalities.

Addiction in America is an ever enhancing nationwide situation!

“Admit your trespasses to each other, and wish each other, that you might be healed. The efficient impassioned petition of a righteous guy make uses of much.” James 5:16

Not just is chemical abuse America’s primary illness, the destruction of alcoholism as well as various other medication addiction has actually influenced families and also neighborhoods worldwide. Drug abuse has actually been straight connected to violence and sexual immorality and is a significant source of income for organized crime and terrorist tasks.

“For we do not wrestle aganst flesh and also blood, but against principalities, versus powers, versus the leaders of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of improbity in divine locations.” Ephesians 6:12

Make an official dedication to join with followers in Christ from around the globe this coming April. Place on the full shield of God as well as fervently hope in spirit as well as actually. We are looking for to enlist numerous prayer warriors fom around the globe to join us in this battle!

“We are not only wishing the launch of those bound by drug abuse, yet also for individuals to be provided from pornography, gambling, weight problems and smoking cigarettes,” stated Steven Sherman, “Simply Pray NO!” creator. Please join us with wide ranges of other males and ladies of belief from around the globe in prayer and also fasting April 10th– 11th, 2021.

If you think that God is calling you to intercede for the addicted, please contact us. To find assistance for dependency via prayer as well as Christian ministries, visit to our site. To learn how teams can participate in our yearly prayer occasion, click on “Information on the Annual Worldwide Weekend of Prayer” or email: [email secured].

For a personal interview with “Simply Hope NO!” Owner and Author Steven L. Sherman, in the U.S.A. telephone call: (727) 647-6467 or email: [email secured]


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