Help For Addiction Recovery

Recovering from addiction is a lifelong journey. Reaching out for help is often the first step. If you or a loved one are in recovery we hope you’ll find inspiration, encouragement and comfort with these true stories, prayers, Bible verses and quotations to help with recovery from addiction.

Bible Verse

No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.

1 Corinthians 10:13
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Prayer

Dear God, help me turn my spirit towards You so that I can find the strength to overcome my problems. Forgive my doubts and fears, and fill me with Your love and strength. In Jesus’ name, Amen. Slideshow of more prayers to come.

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Quote

You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space. --Johnny Cash

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A woman with her hands up to the sun in victory.

Devotional

Struggling with addiction or know someone who is? This devotion tells the story of a woman who overcame this obstacle in her life.

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Latest Resources

Here are powerful resources to help you feel the grace of God’s comfort and guidance.

Marion Bond West and her son Jeremy

A Mother's Renewed Hope

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A Father Honors a Son Lost to Heroin Addiction

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