Recovery

Everyone suffers, whether it's from illness, emotional distress, or addiction. Recovery is the place of healing where you can come back to a state of wholeness.
An artist's rendering of a woman in distress surrounded by praying hands
Addiction and Recovery

The Prayers of Others Saw Her Through Opioid Withdrawal

In the throes of flagrant opioid withdrawal, she was beginning to despair, but the prayers of friends and strangers lifted her up.

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A man holding a Bible in his hand.
Addiction and Recovery

This Personal Bible Inspired His Brother's Road to Recovery

Taking this special Bible to rehab was a source of strength and support for him.

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Celebrate Recovery with Guideposts and Resolve2Quit
Addiction and Recovery

Celebrate Recovery with Guideposts and Resolve2Quit

September is Celebrate Recovery Month. Join Guideposts and R2Q for a special Facebook Live event on September 12 at noon ET.

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Ty'Ann Brown shares spiritual tips for those in recovery due to issues with addiction.
Addiction and Recovery

Spiritual Help for Those Dealing with Addiction

Ty'Ann Brown shares spiritual tips for those who are beginning the journey to recovery from addiction. 

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

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

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.
Addiction and Recovery

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
Addiction and Recovery

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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A mysterious little girl holding a balloon flower.
Addiction and Recovery

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
Addiction and Recovery

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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