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Addiction and Recovery

Join Guideposts for Celebrate Recovery Day

You're invited to a Facebook Live event celebrating people in recovery from addiction and their loved ones on September 12 at noon ET. See how Guideposts supports those in recovery.

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Editor-in-chief Edward Grinnan invites you to celebrate National Recovery Month with Guideposts
Addiction and Recovery

Celebrate National Recovery Month with Guideposts Editor-in-chief Edward Grinnan

Guideposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan invites you to join him in celebrating National Recovery Month with a Facebook Live event on September 12, 2018.

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'Even for those of us who have addiction in our genes, there is hope,' says Michael.
Addiction and Recovery

God and His Mother Inspired Michael Colyar to Get Sober

Actor and comedian Michael Colyar thought he could handle crack cocaine, but the time came when he knew he had to turn to a higher power.

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Author and Guideposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan
Addiction and Recovery

Celebrate National Recovery Month With Guideposts

Guideposts believes anything is possible—including recovery from addiction—and we invite you to explore our new initiatives in this area. 

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A mysterious little girl holding a balloon flower.
Addiction and Recovery

A Mysterious Sign from God Helped Her Deal with Addiction

She thought her addiction was hopeless until she received a token from a young girl.

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Roberta Messner
Addiction and Recovery

5 Things I Wish People Knew About Opioid Dependency

Roberta Messner had been using prescription opioids to manage her pain for years. Here's what she learned from opioid withdrawal.

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Spiritual Remedies: Bible-Based Tips for Addiction
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Spiritual Remedies: Bible-Based Tips for Addiction

Ty'Ann Brown shares a few spiritual remedies for those battling addiction.

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Comedian and actor Michael Colyar
Addiction and Recovery

Comic Michael Colyar on How His Mother Inspired Him to Get Sober

Comedian Michael Colyar, who spent 23 years addicted to crack cocaine, shares how this mother's faith—in God and in Michael—inspired him to finally achieve sobriety.

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Making Amends: Grant and his Dad.
Addiction and Recovery

In Recovery for His Addiction, He Reconciled with His Father

After the childhood he had, he vowed never to talk to his father again and he almost didn’t.

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A concerned father discusses her addiction with his daughter
Addiction and Recovery

Are You Helping or Enabling Addiction? How to Tell the Difference

A supervisor with Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation explains the concept of enabling someone with a substance use disorder and why you may be hindering your loved one's recovery, not helping.

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