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 Indiana Jones gazing down from the edge of a cliff
God's Grace

How 'Indiana Jones' Helped to Preserve Her Sobriety

A month into her sobriety, she was experiencing a craving for alcohol she feared she couldn't overcome—until a forgotten scene from an action movie pulled her through.

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Edward Grinnan, editor-in-chief of Guideposts
Addiction and Recovery

First and Last: Edward Grinnan on Moving from Hopeless to Hopeful

Edward Grinnan, Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief and author of The Promise of Hope, recalls his first drink and his last and discusses the difference sobriety has made in his life.

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A man deep in prayer as the sun sets against the ocean.
Addiction and Recovery

6 Prayers for Recovery from Addiction

Do you or a loved one struggle with addiction? Use these prayers to help you face the challenges of recovery.

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Inspirational Quotes About Recovery from Addiction
Addiction and Recovery

11 Inspirational Quotes About Recovery from Addiction

Encouraging quotes to inspire and help support you on the path to recovery.

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Doug at Caron’s Pennsylvania campus
Addiction and Recovery

Getting Arrested Saved His Life: A Tale of Sobriety and Grace

He was the CEO of a respected addiction treatment program, but his own life was spinning out of control until a DUI arrest shone a spotlight on his drinking problem.

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Man reaching the end of the mountain hiking trail
Positive Thinking

12-Step Sayings for Everyone

These sayings associated with 12-step programs offer hope--whether or not you are recovering from an addiction.

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Saved by a Pair of Tiny Angels
Angels

Saved by a Pair of Tiny Angels

A troubled man who steps into a church is uplifted by two heavenly little girls.

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Artist rendering of angels inviting author in
Addiction and Recovery

Healing Angels for a Son’s Addiction

Her son needed healing and she needed hope.

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Elizabeth, ABC "20/20" news anchor and cover star of the October 2016 Guideposts, in her office
Celebrity Stories

How Elizabeth Vargas Overcame Anxiety and Addiction

For years the ABC "20/20" news anchor suffered secretly. Prayer gave her the strength to deal with her own struggles—and to help others in recovery.

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Elizabeth Vargas: The Blessings of the Sober Life
Addiction and Recovery

Elizabeth Vargas: The Blessings of the Sober Life

Watch as ABC News 20/20 anchor Elizabeth Vargas discusses her battle with addiction and anxiety.

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