Addiction and Recovery

Rhonda Rush shares how His saving grace guided her out of her pill addiction.

How God Delivered Her from the Grip of Opioid Addiction

A difficult childhood, several stints in jail and the death of her husband left her weary. Could she regain her faith in God again? 

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An artist's rendering of a mother and son fishing during a sunset.

How Angelic Lyrics Helped Her Mom Open Up

The journey through her mother's addiction to alcohol started with the wings of an angel.

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A woman ready for work.

How God Helped Her Overcome Alcohol Addiction

After attending Mass at a rehabilitation center, she realized that by having faith she can triumph over her addiction one day at a time.

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Courtesy of Laura McKowen

Laura McKowen on the ‘Magic’ of Sobriety

The ‘We Are the Luckiest’ author shares how faith and a new perspective helped her recover from alcohol abuse.

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Suzanne, Molly Nora and Emmet spending time in their kitchen.

How Her Sobriety Changed the Family Christmas

After years of drinking, this mom of 3 learned to live in recovery and approach Christmas in a new way.

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An Alcoholics Anonymous meeting

After a Year of Sobriety She Turned to Helping Others

She thought she was ready for romance, but her AA sponsor introduced her to an entirely different kind of relationship.

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Addiction counselor Tony Kennedy

Why Is Sobriety Often So Hard to Maintain?

Here's a look back at what we've learned from two years of stories in our Overcoming Addiction series.

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Back from Beyond by Glenn Brymer

Back From Beyond: A Soldier's Near-Death Experience

This illustrated story depicts the unforgettable experience that transformed a solider's life.

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Support group

How Recovery from Addiction Inspired a Life Calling

In our deepest, darkest struggles, it's possible to find out who we are really meant to be.

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Singer/Songwriter Paul Overstreet at The 3rd. Annual "Mississippi GRAMMY Legacy" Celebration at Bluesville at Horseshoe Casino on May 28, 2009 in Robinsonville, Mississippi.

How God's Love Helped This Country Singer Out of Addiction

His life took a turn for the worse as he got into drugs and alcohol. But God had another a plan for him.

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Ross Hauser uses the 12 steps to live sober, one day at a time.

Too Young to Be an Alcoholic?

As a teen, he drank to feel grown-up and denied he had a problem. But only through sobriety has he truly become an adult.

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A group of happy and healthy teens

Tips for Helping Teens Stay Sober

A substance abuse expert shares advice for parents on how to keep their teenagers from using alcohol and drugs.

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