Drugs

Nativity scene.
Family

A Family Christmas

Here are some select Guideposts stories with that great and compelling theme.

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A mother talking to her teenage son during the holidays.
Addiction and Recovery

The Power of Truth Saved Her Son from Drugs

She couldn’t bring herself to confront her son about his drug use and it nearly cost him his life.

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Sliced banana bread loaf with walnuts and cinnamon on wooden board.
Addiction and Recovery

A Mother's Answered Prayer for Her Son's Recovery

She had always leaned on her faith. But when it came to her drug-addicted son her faith did not feel enough.

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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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Movies and TV

SXSW Doc 'Take Your Pills' Explores a Different Drug Crisis

The Netflix documentary produced by Maria Shriver and her daughter Christina Schwarzenegger highlights a lesser-known drug epidemic in America. 

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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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A man struggles to resist drinking a glass of alcohol that rests in front of him
Addiction and Recovery

Find Resources for Those Coping with Addiction

Millions of Americans struggle with addiction—and their families and friends are affected too. Here's how you can seek information, guidance and assistance.

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Guideposts: Wayne Campbell, who created the foundation, Tyler’s Light, to honor his fallen son.
Stories of Faith

A Father Honors a Son Lost to Heroin Addiction

He watched his loving, talented son become addicted to painkillers before finally succumbing to a heroin overdose. How could he make sense of such a tragedy?

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Danny Simmons is now sober and inspired to create acclaimed works of art
Addiction and Recovery

My Moment of Truth in Rehab

Life is about choices. Artist Danny Simmons didn’t realize the choice he would have to make.

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Healing

A Prayer for the Addicted

During a weekend devoted to those suffering from addiction, who will you pray for?

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