LDS recovery program helps participants fight addictions, focus on faith

It’s the last place some people would expect to feel spiritual, but sitting in a circle at an LDS Family Services Addiction Recovery Program meeting and listening to the ups and downs of overcoming addiction, there is a feeling in the room that is difficult to describe, yet difficult to ignore.

“People often say there is a spirit here they’ve never felt before,” said Gary Evans, spokesman for the program in Southern Utah. “It’s the atonement (of Jesus Christ) in action.”

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