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I'm a Mormon

I'm a Mormon - Valentin Pavia - Recovering Addict and a Mormon

The Book of Mormon helps a young man recover from addiction and teaches him that miracles are possible through the Savior.


Addiction Recovery Program

Step 1: Honesty

Key Principle: Admit that you, of yourself, are powerless to overcome your addictions and that your life has become unmanageable.

Step 2: Hope

Key Principle: Come to believe that the power of God can restore you to complete spiritual health.

Step 3: Trust in God

Key Principle: Decide to turn your will and your life over to the care of God the Eternal Father and His Son, Jesus Christ.

Step 4: Truth

Key Principle: Make a searching and fearless written moral inventory of yourself.

Step 5: Confession

Key Principle: Admit to yourself, to your Heavenly Father in the name of Jesus Christ, to proper priesthood authority, and to another person, the exact nature of your wrongs.

Step 6: Change of Heart

Key Principle: Become entirely ready to have God remove all your character weaknesses.

Step 7: Humility

Key Principle: Humbly ask Heavenly Father to remove your shortcomings.

Step 8: Seeking Forgiveness

Key Principle: Make a written list of all persons you have harmed and become willing to make restitution to them.

Step 9: Restitution and Reconciliation

Key Principle: Wherever possible, make a direct restitution to all persons you have harmed.

Step 10: Daily Accountability

Key Principle: Continue to take personal inventory, and when you are wrong, promptly admit it.

Step 11: Personal Revelation

Key Principle: Seek through prayer and meditation to know the Lord’s will and to have the power to carry it out.

Step 12: Service

Key Principle: Having had a spiritual awakening as a result of the Atonement of Jesus Christ, share this message with others and practice these principles in all you do.

Enduring it Well

Addictions Afflictions

Mike Bennett, a facilitator in the LDS Family Services Addiction Recovery Program, shares insights to help those dealing with addiction.

For the Youth

Agency - Rick Jordan

Rick Jordan explores three ways that Satan seeks to destroy our agency: with addictions, by telling us to blame our circumstances, and by trying to make us fear. Brother Jordan also addresses how we can combat these tactics.

Youth Voices

Addiction Recovery

Alex Riddle and Amanda Smith are both in the Addiction Recovery Program provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Listen to their stories to learn how their addictions started, how they are learning to overcome them through the power of the Atonement, and how this decision to get help has changed their lives. As they have both started to make changes, it's motivated them to help others do the same. They want others to feel the same joy that comes when you truly understand and apply the Atonement.

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