Addiction and Recovery

Carolyn at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church today; (right) the church after the bombing in 1963.

The Power of Forgiveness Was Stronger Than Her Addiction

She learned that God's love was there for her in the midst of her troubles.

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Join Guideposts for Celebrate Recovery Day

You're invited to a Facebook Live event celebrating people in recovery from addiction and their loved ones on September 12 at noon ET. See how Guideposts supports those in recovery.

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Addiction and Recovery

Addiction and the Power of Faith, Hope and Prayer

September is National Recovery Month. Learn what Guideposts is doing in this war against addiction.

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Family praying

A Family’s Battle with Addiction

How one woman never lost faith despite her husband and children’s descent into drugs and alcohol

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Editor-in-chief Edward Grinnan invites you to celebrate National Recovery Month with Guideposts

Celebrate National Recovery Month with Guideposts Editor-in-chief Edward Grinnan

Guideposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan invites you to join him in celebrating National Recovery Month with a Facebook Live event on September 12, 2018.

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'Even for those of us who have addiction in our genes, there is hope,' says Michael.

God and His Mother Inspired Michael Colyar to Get Sober

Actor and comedian Michael Colyar thought he could handle crack cocaine, but the time came when he knew he had to turn to a higher power.

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Author and Guideposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan

Celebrate National Recovery Month With Guideposts

Guideposts believes anything is possible—including recovery from addiction—and we invite you to explore our new initiatives in this area. 

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Praying for recovery

3 Ways to Pray for Someone in Recovery

Recovery is a chance to reset the dial. To re-embrace hope and change for both you and your loved one.

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A mysterious little girl holding a balloon flower.

A Mysterious Sign from God Helped Her Deal with Addiction

She thought her addiction was hopeless until she received a token from a young girl.

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Roberta Messner

5 Things I Wish People Knew About Opioid Dependency

Roberta Messner had been using prescription opioids to manage her pain for years. Here's what she learned from opioid withdrawal.

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Comedian and actor Michael Colyar

Comic Michael Colyar on How His Mother Inspired Him to Get Sober

Comedian Michael Colyar, who spent 23 years addicted to crack cocaine, shares how this mother's faith—in God and in Michael—inspired him to finally achieve sobriety.

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Making Amends: Grant and his Dad.

In Recovery for His Addiction, He Reconciled with His Father

After the childhood he had, he vowed never to talk to his father again and he almost didn’t.

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