Guidepost’s Addiction and Recovery Stories

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.

She Turned Her Grief for Her Son’s Addiction into Hope for Her Community

Susan Salomone’s non-profit is helping families fight addiction.

Spiritual Help for Those Dealing with Addiction

Ty’Ann Brown shares spiritual tips for those who are beginning the journey to recovery from addiction. 

The Power of Forgiveness Was Stronger Than Her Addiction

She learned that God’s love was there for her in the midst of her troubles.

A Family’s Battle with Addiction

How one woman never lost faith despite her husband and children’s descent into drugs and alcohol

This Personal Bible Inspired His Brother’s Road to Recovery

Taking this special Bible to rehab was a source of strength and support for him.

3 Ways to Pray for Someone in Recovery

Recovery is a chance to reset the dial. To re-embrace hope and change for both you and your loved one.

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.

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.

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.

How She Overcame Opioid Addiction

Hospitalized after a serious car accident, she had to face withdrawal from the painkillers she was prescribed

What to Do When You Face Temptation

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

Addiction and Recovery: 8 Lessons from a Relapse

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