Recovery from addiction is a major undertaking and a gift you give yourself, your family, and your community. While recovery can be a long and arduous process, it is so gratifying when you can confidently say your addiction is well-managed and no longer in control of your life. Share addiction stories to inspire others to take their first steps toward recovery.
Edward Grinnan, Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief and author of The Promise of Hope, recalls his first drink and his last and discusses the difference sobriety has made in his life.Continue reading
He was kicked out of a sober-living home. Could she believe him when he said he was finally ready to give up drugs?Continue reading
Jeff Bauman shares his story of recovery and hope following the tragedy and how he felt seeing his life played out on screen.Continue reading
He was the CEO of a respected addiction treatment program, but his own life was spinning out of control until a DUI arrest shone a spotlight on his drinking problem.Continue reading
Both her adult son and his son, whom she adopted, struggled with substance abuse. Was her approach to parenting in some way enabling?Continue reading
For years the ABC "20/20" news anchor suffered secretly. Prayer gave her the strength to deal with her own struggles—and to help others in recovery.Continue reading
Pastor Jay Haizlip, one of the stars of the reality TV show, tackles everything from his difficult past to his flashy co-stars.Continue reading