Addiction and Recovery, Stories of Hope

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

Her Husband Was Addicted to Meth. Could She Find the Strength to Leave?

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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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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Linda Maher
Addiction and Recovery

How She Overcame Opioid Addiction

Hospitalized after a serious car accident, she had to face withdrawal from the painkillers she was prescribed

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Linda Maher talks about withdrawal from opioid pain medication
Addiction and Recovery

Faith Fueled Her Recovery from Opioid Addiction

Hospitalized after a serious car accident, she had to face withdrawal from the painkillers she was prescribed.

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Addiction
Addiction and Recovery

Addiction—No One Is Beyond Hope

Through the grace of God, recovery is available to everyone.

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Three flower pots representing three stages of growth.
Addiction and Recovery

He Didn't Fit the Stereotype of Someone with an Addiction

He is the son of renowned journalist Bill Moyers, and was a successful journalist himself, but he had to face the facts of his own addiction to recover.

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Pastors Deb and Dave Beddoe
Addiction and Recovery

Guideposts speaks with Pastors Dave and Deborah Beddoe about Addiction

Listen as we speak with Dave and Deborah Beddoe, pastors who saw their lives thrown into turmoil due to Dave's addiction to painkillers.

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David Stoecker
Addiction and Recovery

Recovering From Addiction, His Path Leads Him to Help Others

There's a reason this outreach coordinator is able to guide addicts toward their paths to recovery: He used to be an addict himself.

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