Addiction

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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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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Smiling woman looking with hope into horizon during sunset at beach
Addiction and Recovery

Addiction and Recovery: 8 Lessons from a Relapse

When an addict in recovery relapses, the return to sobriety offers important lessons.

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Guideposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan
Addiction and Recovery

Overcoming Addiction

In today’s opioid crisis and beyond, a voice of hope that calls to every addict and the people who love them

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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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Jan Rader, fire chief in Huntington, West Virginia
People Helping People

A Fire Chief Remains Hopeful in the Fight Against Her City's Opioid Epidemic

Jan Rader, fire chief in Huntington, West Virginia, the town known as the "Overdose Capital of America," relies on faith and prayer to remain positive in the face of the opioid epidemic that has ravaged her town and the country.

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

Addicted to Opioids, This Pastor Found Honesty Was the Path to Recovery

After years of lying to himself and others about his opioid abuse, he learned that telling the truth about his addiction was the first step toward reclaiming his life.

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Marion loves old-fashioned writing tools like Vincent’s precious pencil.
Stories of Hope

How A Simple Gift Restored Her Christmas Spirit

Her son's struggles with bi-polar disorder and addiction left her discouraged. A gift from one of his friends changed everything.

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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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