Addiction

A father and son in an embrace.
Addiction and Recovery

A Father Reconciles with His Son Facing Drug Addiction

He asked the Lord for the forgiveness of their troubles after a touching reunion.

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Addiction and Recovery

A Waitress' Answered Prayers to Overcome Addiction

How a group of friends from Alcoholics Anonymous gave her the strength she needed.

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Jim Hinch on the Yosemite National Park trail.
Addiction and Recovery

The Mysterious Words That Gave Him Comfort

After reading a peculiar passage, he had one question. Was sobriety on his mother's trail of recovery?

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Melissa Dale
Addiction and Recovery

Turning to God Helped Her Kick Her Gambling and Drug Addictions

After landing in jail, she now leads a Celebrate Recovery ministry.

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Addiction and Recovery

Recovering from Gambling and Other Behavioral Addictions

The 12-step recovery model can help treat behavioral addictions, too.

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Melissa Dale
Addiction and Recovery

The Unique Challenges Presented by a Gambling Addiction

Melissa Dale, who has been in recovery for 15 years for addiction to drugs, alcohol and gambling, shares why her impulse to gambling has been the most difficult to overcome.

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A woman praying in a church pew.
Addiction and Recovery

She Confronted Her Drug Addiction with God's Help

After eight years of having a painkiller addiction, she found comfort at church and knew she was not alone in her journey.

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An airplane flying off into a brilliant sunset.
Addiction and Recovery

How God's Mercy Helped This Pilot Through Addiction

His sobriety was possible because of the power of prayer and God's merciful forgiveness.

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Dr. Norman Vincent Peale in his office
Addiction and Recovery

How Dr. Norman Vincent Peale Interprets the 12 Steps

Dr. Peale shares tips on how you can apply the 12 Steps to daily life in this classic story from Guideposts magazine. 

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Addiction and Recovery

Jazz Benefit Concert to Honor Susan Salomone

The Drug Crisis in Our Backyard co-founder will be recognized for her work with families struggling with addiction.

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