Addiction and Recovery, Stories of Hope

Recovering addict and outreach counselor David Stoecker
Addiction and Recovery

David Stoecker on His Approach to Recovery from Addiction

David Stoecker, recovering addict and outreach coordinator for the Missouri Recovery Network, shares an approach to overcoming addiction that he calls "the locker room."

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Jan Rader, fire chief of Huntington, West Virginia
Addiction and Recovery

Faith Fuels This Fire Chief's Fight Against the Opioid Epidemic

The fire chief in the West Virginia town known as the "Overdose Capital of America" on why she remains hopeful in the face of her city's—and the country's—health crisis.

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Best-selling author Gabrielle Bernstein
Addiction and Recovery

A Conversation with Gabrielle Bernstein

In this series of videos, New York Times bestselling author and motivational speaker Gabrielle Bernstein discusses miracles, divine guidance, and healing from addiction.

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Everyday Angels: The Blank Check
Angels

Everyday Angels: The Blank Check

Two kind souls reach out to a stranger and her pet.

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Dave Beddoes hopes his story inspires other addicts to recovery.
Addiction and Recovery

Dave Beddoe on Shining a Light on Opioid Addiction

A pastor who saw his life thrown into turmoil due to his addiction to painkillers discusses the role that honesty plays in recovery and the importance of making amends.

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How 'Indiana Jones' Helped to Preserve Her Sobriety
God's Grace

How 'Indiana Jones' Helped to Preserve Her Sobriety

A month into her sobriety, she was experiencing a craving for alcohol she feared she couldn't overcome—until a forgotten scene from an action movie pulled her through.

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Edward Grinnan, editor-in-chief of Guideposts
Addiction and Recovery

First and Last: Edward Grinnan on Moving from Hopeless to Hopeful

Edward Grinnan, Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief and author of The Promise of Hope, recalls his first drink and his last and discusses the difference sobriety has made in his life.

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Doug at Caron’s Pennsylvania campus
Addiction and Recovery

Getting Arrested Saved His Life: A Tale of Sobriety and Grace

He was the CEO of a respected addiction treatment program, but his own life was spinning out of control until a DUI arrest shone a spotlight on his drinking problem.

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Saved by a Pair of Tiny Angels
Angels

Saved by a Pair of Tiny Angels

A troubled man who steps into a church is uplifted by two heavenly little girls.

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Elizabeth Vargas: How Prayer Helped Her Overcome Anxiety, Addiction
Celebrity Stories

How Elizabeth Vargas Overcame Anxiety and Addiction

For years the veteran broadcast journalist suffered secretly. Prayer gave her the strength to deal with her own struggles—and to help others in recovery.

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