Dustin’s recovery story

“I was using drugs for so long that I didn’t know how to live without them.”

Dustin's recovery story

Read more at helpingupmission.org/stories/dustini

“Running is therapy to me” – John’s recovery story

“You can’t do this alone; it’s just impossible.”

Read more at helpingupmission.org/stories/johnb

Come cheer for John (and over 100 Team HUM runners) at the Baltimore Running Festival on October 21st.

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Shame, Sexual Abuse, and Healing – Diane Langberg – Podcast

This spring, we had the privilege of welcoming Diane Langberg to our campus for a visit. Dr. Langberg is a practicing psychologist whose clinical expertise includes 45 years of working with trauma survivors and clergy.

Dr. Langberg shared with our clients some of what she’s learned about healing from shame, sexual abuse, and other kinds of trauma.

00:01 The many faces of shame (below is the Shame Compass that Dr. Langberg refers to in this section)

A Visit from Dr. Diane Langberg
28:05 The trauma of sexual abuse
36:07 The shape of healing: talk, tears, time
56:13 Q&A

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You can also view this talk on Youtube. And you can hear what Dr. Langberg shared with our staff, “Lessons from a Life of Counseling,” at helpingupmission.org/langberg.

“I try to do two things each day for my recovery: trust God and help others.” – Greg’s recovery story

“Part of me thinks that it was because I was doing so well – maybe I could get away with one… I shot up while driving and I just had an immediate overdose…the last thing I remember was a loud crash. My next conscious memory is three weeks later in Johns Hopkins ICU surrounded by doctors with machines and tubes everywhere. My parents are there and crying, so I started crying.”

Read more at helpingupmission.org/stories/gregp

Greg Pabst