Addiction and Recovery, Stories of Hope

Ross Hauser uses the 12 steps to live sober, one day at a time.
Addiction and Recovery

Too Young to Be an Alcoholic?

As a teen, he drank to feel grown-up and denied he had a problem. But only through sobriety has he truly become an adult.

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A classroom of students with a close up of an empty desk and chair.
Addiction and Recovery

How This Teacher Helped Her Student Through Alcohol Addiction

She prayed that God would give her a student that needed what she had to give...but now she worried she was in over her head.

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Ross Hauser
Addiction and Recovery

How to Help a Teen or Young Adult Struggling with Addiction

Ross Hauser shares from experience the addiction challenges young people face.  

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Addiction and Recovery

A Waitress' Answered Prayers to Overcome Addiction

How a group of friends from Alcoholics Anonymous gave her the strength she needed.

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Melissa Dale
Addiction and Recovery

Turning to God Helped Her Kick Her Gambling and Drug Addictions

After landing in jail, she now leads a Celebrate Recovery ministry.

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Melissa Dale
Addiction and Recovery

The Unique Challenges Presented by a Gambling Addiction

Melissa Dale, who has been in recovery for 15 years for addiction to drugs, alcohol and gambling, shares why her impulse to gambling has been the most difficult to overcome.

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A woman praying in a church pew.
Addiction and Recovery

She Confronted Her Drug Addiction with God's Help

After eight years of having a painkiller addiction, she found comfort at church and knew she was not alone in her journey.

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An airplane flying off into a brilliant sunset.
Addiction and Recovery

How God's Mercy Helped This Pilot Through Addiction

His sobriety was possible because of the power of prayer and God's merciful forgiveness.

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Addiction and Recovery

Jazz Benefit Concert to Honor Susan Salomone

The Drug Crisis in Our Backyard co-founder will be recognized for her work with families struggling with addiction.

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Dana Smith, proprietor of D's Friendly Diner
Addiction and Recovery

Her Customers Helped This Waitress Stay Sober

The supportive community also encouraged her to open her own restaurant.

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