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.
Erin and her husband, Heath. “He said my decision saved his life.”
Addiction and Recovery

Her Husband Was Addicted to Meth. Could She Find the Strength to Leave?

Al-Anon helped her to recognize that she was enabling her husband's destructive behavior, but did she have the resolve to leave him—even for his own good?

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She Followed God's Voice to Battle Addiction
Addiction and Recovery

She Followed God's Voice to Battle Addiction

For years this opera singer's brilliance hid her darker side.

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Erin and Heath now have two children, Rylan and Lily
Addiction and Recovery

Married to a Meth Addict, She Had Difficult Choices to Make

Listen as Erin Leonhardt shares how she came to understand that she couldn't "fix" her husband's meth addiction, that in trying to help him, she was actually enabling him.

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Finding Serenity: Lori didn't have to pretend she was in control anymore.
Addiction and Recovery

How She Relinquished Control of Her Pain and Her Addiction to God

It started with a bad back. It ended with addiction and a moment of truth.

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A worried woman in the workplace
Addiction and Recovery

Addiction in the Workplace: How Employers Can Help

The Chief External Affairs Officer of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation offers guidance on dealing with employees who may be active or recovering addicts.

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George started Envirosafe with his son, Mike
Addiction and Recovery

This Business Owner Gives People Recovering from Addiction a Second Chance

Industrial steel processing is a tough business, but George Vorel doesn't hesitate to hire recovering addicts. Here's why.

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George Vorel (center) with some of his employees
Addiction and Recovery

This Owner of a Steel Company Succeeds by Giving Addicts a Second Chance

The founder and owner of an industrial steel processing company in Carnegie, Pennsylvania, shares how his own daughter's struggles with addiction inspired him to change his hiring process to give recovering addicts a chance at a decent job with a working wage.

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A doctor consults with a patient
Addiction and Recovery

A Doctor's Perspective on Opioid Addiction

A physician discusses the function of opioids, how the increase in their use came about and how physical dependence on, and addiction to, these painkillers can be overcome.

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Linda Maher
Addiction and Recovery

How She Overcame Opioid Addiction

Hospitalized after a serious car accident, she had to face withdrawal from the painkillers she was prescribed

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Linda Maher talks about withdrawal from opioid pain medication
Addiction and Recovery

Faith Fueled Her Recovery from Opioid Addiction

Hospitalized after a serious car accident, she had to face withdrawal from the painkillers she was prescribed.

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