How Free Do You Want to Be? Recovery Transforms Lives If you are a woman who has found the courage to start down the road of recovery, know that you are never alone. Others have walked before you and have experienced recovery's promises of radical change. This book, written by the director of the Hazelden Women's Recovery Ce... read more
Lynette Whale was addicted to pokie machines for seven years. This book tells her searing story
|Author:||Abraham J. Twerski|
Addictive thought is inherently self-deceptive, yet offers a superficial logic that can be misleading to the addict as well as to the addict's family members.
Abnormal thinking in addiction was originally recognized by members of Alcoholics Anonymous, who coined the term "stinking thinking." Addictive thinking often... read more
|Author:||Rowdy Yates & Margaret S Malloch|
The issue of 'recovery' has been increasingly prioritized by policymakers in recent years, but the meaning of the concept remains ambiguous. This edited collection brings together the thoughts and experiences of researchers, practitioners and service users from the fields of health, addiction and criminal justice and centres ... read more
|Author:||Nancy M. Petry|
Pathological Gambling: Etiology, Comorbidity, and Treatment examines the prevalence and consequences of problem gambling as well as approaches to treatment. In this comprehensive book, Petry clarifies the current understanding of gambling as a disorder, including its levels of intensity; possible origins in biological, neurol... read more
Based on extensive scientific literature supporting moderation as a resolution for drinking problems, Responsible Drinking is the only book with research-based techniques that will help nonalcoholic readers overcome their drinking problems. This revolutionary workbook by the leading voices of the Moderation Management treatme... read more
|Author:||Peter M. Monti|
Now in a revised and expanded second edition, this book presents a straightforward, multi-session coping skills training program that has been proven effective in helping alcohol-dependent individuals. The volume provides everything needed to implement the program, including a clear theoretical and empirical rationale, st... read more
For many practitioners, sifting through the diverse and complex methods available for treating substance abusers can be just as daunting as working with the addict. Drawing on over 30 years of experience, Edward Kaufman has developed a pragmatic approach to treatment that systematically integrates techniques from a variety of... read more
The Path from Relationship Addiction to Intimacy Advice and step-by-step guidelines for those seeking to recover from addictive relationships.
"Passing it on" is a key concept in the 12 step community. Since it began, its traditions and knowledge have been passed down by word-of-mouth from one generation of sponsors to the next, rather like elder passing on their wisdom. The text, by a former president of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, a... read more
Designed as an aid for the study of the book, Alcoholics Anonymous, The Little Red Book contains many helpful topics for discussion meetings. Drawing from the practical experience of alcoholics who found peace of mind and contented sobriety by following a way of spiritual life set forth in Alcoholics Anonymous, The Little... read more
Richardson compassionately speaks to those who have ADHD and overindulge in food, drugs, alcohol, and addictive behaviors such as gambling, spending, and sexual addiction. She explains the scientific data to provide clear, tangible answers.
This pragmatic guide -- from a stellar team of authors including Cognitive Therapy originator Aaron T. Beck -- describes how to implement proven cognitive and behavioral addiction treatment strategies in a group format.
It provides a flexible framework for conducting ongoing therapy groups that are open to clients with ... read more
What had happened to my beautiful boy? To our family? What did I do wrong? Those are the wrenching questions that haunted every moment of David Sheff's journey through his son Nic's addiction to drugs and tentative steps toward recovery. Before Nic Sheff became addicted to crystal meth, he was a charming boy, joyous and funny... read more
An unforgettable, illuminating story of how men live and how they survive, from the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Cutting for Stone
When Abraham Verghese, a physician whose marriage is unraveling, relocates to El Paso, Texas, he hopes to make a fresh start as a staff member at the county hospital. Th... read more
Concentrating on self-esteem and acceptance, this book offers meditations for men and women recovering from codependency and aids them in their attempt to gain control of their lives.
Melody Beattie integrates her own life experiences and fundamental recovery reflections in this unique daily meditation book written es... read more
This classic book, written 17 years ago but still selling more than 13,000 copies every year, has been completely updated and expanded by the author."I used to drink," writes John Bradshaw,"to solve the problems caused by drinking. The more I drank to relieve my shame-based loneliness and hurt, the more I felt ashamed."Shame ... read more
80% of crime in New Zealand occurs under the influence of alcohol or drugs. This book is about how the New Zealand justice system perpetuates criminal behaviour and the Corrections Department fails to rehabilitate - maintaining a vicious cycle of addiction and substance abuse that inevitably leads to re-offending and recidivism.