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The Book of Mormon helps a young man recover from addiction and teaches him that miracles are possible through the Savior.
Addiction Recovery Program
Key Principle: Admit that you, of yourself, are powerless to overcome your addictions and that your life has become unmanageable.
Key Principle: Come to believe that the power of God can restore you to complete spiritual health.
Key Principle: Decide to turn your will and your life over to the care of God the Eternal Father and His Son, Jesus Christ.
Key Principle: Make a searching and fearless written moral inventory of yourself.
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.
Key Principle: Become entirely ready to have God remove all your character weaknesses.
Key Principle: Humbly ask Heavenly Father to remove your shortcomings.
Key Principle: Make a written list of all persons you have harmed and become willing to make restitution to them.
Key Principle: Wherever possible, make a direct restitution to all persons you have harmed.
Key Principle: Continue to take personal inventory, and when you are wrong, promptly admit it.
Key Principle: Seek through prayer and meditation to know the Lord’s will and to have the power to carry it out.
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
Mike Bennett, a facilitator in the LDS Family Services Addiction Recovery Program, shares insights to help those dealing with addiction.
For the Youth
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.
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