Addiction and Recovery

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Why a Man Battling Addiction Painted 2,000 Angels

After a frightening encounter with cocaine, he experienced a divine intervention that inspired him to create art.

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A man walking away from cigarettes.

How the Power of Prayer Stopped His Nicotine Addiction

As he was reading a passage about overcoming addiction the lights went out. Suddenly a curious message from above sent him into action.

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A diverse happy family having dinner.

His Addiction Was in God's Hands

Her husband dealt with alcohol addiction and it was tearing their family apart. Could she save their marriage?

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ESPN broadcaster Lauren Sisler

ESPN's Lauren Sisler on Facing the Truth About Her Parents' Deaths

In our exclusive video, the ESPN broadcaster shares how acknowledging her parents’ addictions allowed her to come to terms with their deaths.

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A portrait of Norman Ray Graves.

Music Helped Him Overcome Drug Addiction

He went to a substance treatment center that had a special place for him in the choir. Finding God through song made him realize he was never lost.

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The Reverend Pablo Diaz

R2Q: Rev. Pablo Diaz on Hope and Recovery

The Reverend Pablo Diaz addresses addiction, its effect on communities and the role hope can play in overcoming it.

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Sports broadcaster Lauren Sisler

Lauren Sisler Opens Up About Her Parents' Addiction

The popular sports broadcaster was in denial about her family's secret — her parents were addicted to prescription pain medication.

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Her Teenage Daughter Needed Love and Forgiveness

By having faith in herself and in God, she started to have the relationship she always wanted with her daughter who faced addiction.

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A mother and daughter driving in her new car.

A Mother's Gift to Her Daughter

After her daughter finished rehab, she wanted to commemorate the occasion and also learned an important lesson.

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How an Addict Started the Great American Race

In towns and cities across North America, communities turn out to cheer this annual event.

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Former MMA fighter Jacob Leckich

How Surrender Helped an MMA Fighter Conquer Addiction

Former MMA fighter Jacob Leckich explains how his fighting career led to him becoming addicted to pain medications and how he came to realize that only a true surrender to faith would allow him to conquer his addiction.

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A young man struggles during a recovery support group session

Surrender: The Key to Recovery

Giving up the fight against addiction might be the best approach.

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