Addiction

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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Spiritual Remedies: Bible-Based Tips for Addiction
Bible Resources

Spiritual Remedies: Bible-Based Tips for Addiction

Ty'Ann Brown shares a few spiritual remedies for those battling addiction.

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Making Amends: Grant and his Dad.
Addiction and Recovery

An Addict Reconciles with His Father

After the childhood he had, he vowed never to talk to his father again and he almost didn’t.

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A concerned father discusses her addiction with his daughter
Addiction and Recovery

Are You Helping or Enabling Addiction? How to Tell the Difference

A supervisor with Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation explains the concept of enabling someone with a substance use disorder and why you may be hindering your loved one's recovery, not helping.

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

Could She Make the Hard Choice to Leave Her Meth-Addicted Husband?

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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Debbie at home. "My days are happier and more peaceful now."
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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An illustration depicting a shirtless man enveloped with roses.
Addiction and Recovery

His Drug Addiction Left Him in Poverty Until He Encountered This Woman

The lingering scent of roses and her quiet strength stayed with him.

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