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Restored and Reunited, Juanita’s Story Juanita grew up in a small farming town in California’s Central Valley, one of five sisters born to parents from Mexico. But poor choices led Juanita into a seven-year heroin addiction. “I never understood how being addicted—hurting myself—could be hurting others or my family.” Juanita’s addiction grew out of [...]
From Brokenness to Restoration, Steve's Story Steve came to us first in 2004. At Teen Challenge, he learned how to live free of drugs. But now, looking back on that time, he will tell you that he never gave God everything. He graduated from the one-year program in 2005, joined a church [...]
Addicted for 25 years... Now she's free | Krystin's Story Krystin started taking drugs in high school as a way to fit in. But the time came when she found she couldn’t escape the drugs—the grip they had on her was too tight. After going through a rehab program, she called her [...]
Transformed by God's love, The Coston's Story As a young girl Shaneen was shy and never felt like she belonged. In middle school, she saw an opportunity to fit in and started drinking and smoking weed at parties. In high school, she drank heavily at weekend parties. She set her sights on college and [...]
"Nothing is Impossible with God! Don't ever doubt Him." - Monique In the early 1990s, Monique found herself addicted to cocaine and her addiction created a series of tragedies, including being shot and losing her two-month-old son. Then dad convinced her to enter Teen Challenge in Philadelphia. She completed her year in Columbus, Georgia, [...]
God’s Warrior on the Front Lines: Amanda’s Story At Teen Challenge, Amanda found her worth and a new identity. Because donors paid her way through Teen Challenge with their gifts, she is now helping to rescue others who need to find freedom from addiction. “God has hand-picked me,” she said. “He raised me [...]