Addiction

A little girl looking up into the sunlight on a warm, Autumn day.
Addiction and Recovery

Her Path to Sobriety Started with One Look

She saw herself in the eyes of a little girl.

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A happy police officer with a police car.
Addiction and Recovery

How a Police Veteran's Faith Helped a Victim He Knew

This vice officer wasn’t going to give up until he found the girl he used to babysit again.

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Susan Salomone and husband, Steve
Addiction and Recovery

Addiction Claimed Her Son's Life, But Not His Story

Susan Salomone uses what happened to her son to help end the stigma associated with addiction

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Mother and daughter hugging
Addiction and Recovery

Keeping Kids Clean: Advice for Parents

An expert from the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation offers tips on how parents can help keep their children happy, healthy—and safe.

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Guideposts Executive Editor Rick Hamlin
Prayer Stories

Rick Hamlin on Good Friday Day of Prayer

Rick Hamlin talks about Good Friday Day of Prayer and how prayer helped a reader

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A black and white portrait of a senior veteran in a park.
Addiction and Recovery

A Chance Encounter Kept Him Sober

For 30 years he had tried to drink away his memories of Vietnam. But there was only one thing he didn’t want to forget.

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Working at Starbucks taught Vin about a life of service.
Addiction and Recovery

Former NBA All-Star Vin Baker’s Journey to Sobriety

How a job at Starbucks became a stepping stone toward his recovery from alcohol addiction.

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A father looking at his teenage daughter dearly.
Addiction and Recovery

This Father Found Hope and Help for His Daughter Battling Addiction

He realized that she was in God's hands and that there was one thing he could do: love his daughter.

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A convict reads a book in his jail cell.
Addiction and Recovery

An Incarcerated Man's Answered Prayer to End His Drug Addiction

He was sent to solitary confinement with only a Bible.  He could not have guessed what would happen next.

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A Bible study group holding hands as a Bible rests in the center of the table.
Addiction and Recovery

Bible Study Fellowship: The Cure for Her Addiction

Thanks to a Bible study and a little green journal she was able to confide to God about her addiction.

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