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Addiction and Recovery

Addiction—No One Is Beyond Hope

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

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Veteran alcohol and drug counselor, Mary Spaulding dispels common misconceptions about addiction.
Addiction and Recovery

5 Common Misconceptions About Addiction

This longtime alcohol and drug counselor sheds new light on some widespread substance abuse myths.

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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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Addiction and Recovery

What to Do When You Face Temptation

When faced with an itch, there's a benefit to waiting it out rather than scratching it. 

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Addiction and Recovery

Hope for Alcohol Addiction: Knowing the Signs

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Here are the signs of alcoholism you need to know.

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Addiction counselor Mary Spaulding
Addiction and Recovery

A Counselor Addresses Common Myths About Addiction

Licensed alcohol and drug counselor Mary Spaulding discusses and debunks some of the myths and misconceptions associated with addiction and recovery.

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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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Addiction and Recovery

How to Love Someone in the Throes of Addiction

Christ-like love is possible and does not depend on being able to control the situation.

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Janice visits this meditation garden before or after her shifts.
Addiction and Recovery

Fighting Opioid Addiction: A Nurse Shares Her Family's Struggles

Having lost one son to opioids and watched another son struggle with his addiction, this ICU nurse educates her patients about the dangers of opioid abuse.

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ICU Nurse Janice Dennis offers suggestions about alternatives to opioids
Addiction and Recovery

An ICU Nurse on Alternatives to Opioid Painkillers

Nurse Janice Dennis, who lost one son to opioids and saw another struggle for years with addiction, brings the lessons she learned from those experiences into the ICU.

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