Addiction and Recovery, Family Stories

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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Photograph by Scott Jones
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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Bob L. and his wife, Alice
Addiction and Recovery

How Recovery from Alcohol Addiction Impacts Relationships

Bob L., a recovering alcoholic, was married twice before getting sober and finding Alice, his wife of over 25 years. He shares some of what he's learned about how sobriety can positively impact relationships.

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An older couple brushing their teeth together.
Resource Center

Why Oral Health Is Important for Older Adults

Taking an older loved one to the dentist and regular brushing and flossing can improve well-being 

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ILLUSTRATION BY SHANE REBENSCHIED
God's Grace

Her Phone Call Saved Her Brother's Life

She'd given up on her brother, who had battled alcoholism for years, but a voice compelled her to try again.

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A silhouette of a father and daughter holding hands as the sun sets.
Addiction and Recovery

His Addiction Was in God's Hands

Her husband dealt with alcohol addiction and it was tearing their family apart. Could she save their marriage?

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ESPN broadcaster Lauren Sisler
Addiction and Recovery

ESPN's Lauren Sisler on Facing the Truth About Her Parents' Deaths

In our exclusive video, the ESPN broadcaster shares how acknowledging her parents’ addictions allowed her to come to terms with their deaths.

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Sports broadcaster Lauren Sisler
Addiction and Recovery

Lauren Sisler Opens Up About Her Parents' Addiction

The popular sports broadcaster was in denial about her family's secret — her parents were addicted to prescription pain medication.

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A wintery background with a flurry of snowflakes.
Addiction and Recovery

Her Teenage Daughter Needed Love and Forgiveness

By having faith in herself and in God, she started to have the relationship she always wanted with her daughter who faced addiction.

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The Bible Darrell is holding was given to him by his aunt over 50 years ago
Addiction and Recovery

An Unlikely Visitor Helped This Veteran Embrace God's Love

After serving two years in Vietnam, he found himself sinking into the drunken despair that had claimed his parents. A pastor from his past put him back on track

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