Author: Justin Franich

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The phone rings, you pick up and hear the voice on the other end announce that you've got a collect call coming in from the regional jail. As you reluctantly accept the call you brace yourself to hear what you have heard so many times...

I have become a huge fan of the Dave Ramsey show over the past few years. On my way to the office this morning the podcast from yesterday especially peaked my interest. I would encourage you to take a few minutes and listen to the...

I'll never forget the last few months of my addiction. They were without a doubt the worst few months of during the 5 years that I face the problem of Meth. Not just for me, but also for the family that had cared about me...

Discipleship can be defined as a follower or pupil of a teacher or leader. After years of working with those seeking recovery from the grip of addiction, I have come to an absolute conviction as to one of the key foundational elements essential to the...

Hi, I’m Robin and I am 52 years old. I’ve been addicted to one thing or another my whole life.  I have experienced loss, separation from my children and family. The last three years, my addiction and depression really took hold of me. I isolated myself...

My name is Brittany Cottuli. I am 21 years old and I’m from Camden, Delaware. I am a recent graduate from Shenandoah Valley Teen Challenge. As a young child I was raised up in a Christian-military home with my dad and my step mom. Despite...

My name is Rick, I’m 31 years old and from Cleveland, Ohio. My parents divorced when I was 11 so I grew up in a house full of women; my four sisters and a wonderful mother that provided a great and loving family. After graduating...

My name is Colleen and I’m a graduate of Shenandoah Valley Teen Challenge. Throughout high school, I began to experiment with party drugs like weed and alcohol. I  wanted to fit in with the world and desired to be like everyone else. I left home...

My name is Brad and this is my testimony about how I thought that the real world would never get the best of me and that I could do anything and everything on my own. I am 35 years old and I grew up spending most...