Addiction

A close up on a car race track as brilliant sunlight pours through.
Addiction and Recovery

How an Addict Started the Great American Race

In towns and cities across North America, communities turn out to cheer this annual event.

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Former MMA fighter Jacob Leckich
Addiction and Recovery

How Surrender Helped an MMA Fighter Conquer Addiction

Former MMA fighter Jacob Leckich explains how his fighting career led to him becoming addicted to pain medications and how he came to realize that only a true surrender to faith would allow him to conquer his addiction.

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A father walking his daughter down the aisle on her wedding day.
Addiction and Recovery

An Addict Embraces God's Forgiveness

He realized the life he left behind included family, acceptance and most importantly—love.

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Bill skiing on the slopes.
Addiction and Recovery

How the 12-Step Program Gave Him Strength in an Avalanche

He’d survived Vietnam, then years of drug and alcohol addiction before getting sober. But could he survive this?

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Wanda and Don Hockenberry
Addiction and Recovery

She Asked God for Help with Her Husband's Addiction

He was a devoted father and a good husband, but she couldn’t keep his addiction secret any longer.

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A lone feather in the sky.
Addiction and Recovery

The Winged Companion That Guarded Her Life

A peculiar incident gave her hope during her struggles with alcohol and drug addiction.

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In AA, Gerry found there were people who actually wanted to help him.
Addiction and Recovery

How He Found the Strength to Get Help for His Addiction

He was ready to give up, but a letter from his grandmother and a friend's invitation helped him start over again.

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A young man is comforted in a group counseling session
Addiction and Recovery

How to Manage Your Recovery

A treatment professional explains why managing addiction is a life-long skill.

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A troubled student at the back of the classroom.
Addiction and Recovery

How a Teacher Saved Her Student from Addiction

At the back of her classroom, she saw the struggles that her pupil was facing. But what could she do?

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A angel cherub figurine with small, violet flowers.
Addiction and Recovery

An Angel Helped Her Through Alcoholism

Her alcohol addiction was out of control until she found hope from a special angel on the mantelpiece.

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