Addiction

Temptation
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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sad man holds bottle
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
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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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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