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Books on Addiction – Addiction and Family Books

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Jul 13th, 2014
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If you have a child or a loved one suffering from addiction, check our list of addiction and family books for some support and guidance.   No doubt these are difficult times and there are many who have come before you who have been through similar circumstances and thought it would be helpful to put their experiences down on paper so that they may help others.  Keep checking back.  Check out our home page for a listing of our reviews in those categories.

Adult Children Secrets of Dysfunctional Families: The Secrets of Dysfunctional Families Adult Children Secrets of Dysfunctional Families: The Secrets of Dysfunctional Families
Author: John C. Friel Ph.D.
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It is estimated that as many as 34 million people grew up in alcoholic homes. But what about the rest of us? What about families that had no alcoholism, but did have perfectionism, workaholism, compulsive overeating, intimacy problems, depression, problems in expressing feelings, plus all the other personality traits that can produce a family system much like an alcoholic one? Countless millions of us struggle with these kinds of dysfunctions every day, and until very recently we struggled alone...

For Teenagers Living With a Parent Who Abuses Alcohol/Drugs For Teenagers Living With a Parent Who Abuses Alcohol/Drugs
Author: Edith Lynn Hornik-Beer
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For Teenagers Living With a Parent Who Abuses Alcohol/Drugs by Edith Lynn Hornik-Beer answers questions about alcoholism asked by teenagers. Included are: What causes alcoholism? Where can I get help? What do I do about the abuse? Should I stay at home? Where can I go? How can anyone expect me to concentrate in school? Why do I fight with my parents even when they are sober?

Straight Talk from Claudia Black: What Recovering Parents Should Tell Their Kids about Drugs and Alcohol Straight Talk from Claudia Black: What Recovering Parents Should Tell Their Kids about Drugs and Alcohol
Author: Claudia Black Ph. D.
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Best-selling recovery author Claudia Black introduces readers to five different families and reveals how each of the parents talked with their kids about recovery, relapse, and the child's own vulnerability to addiction...

Teenagers, Alcohol and Drugs: What Your Kids Really Want and Need to Know about Alcohol and Drugs Teenagers, Alcohol and Drugs: What Your Kids Really Want and Need to Know about Alcohol and Drugs
Author: Paul Dillon
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Answers to the real questions that teenagers ask about alcohol and drugs, and how parents can get these important conversations startedAimed at parents who are wondering how to talk meaningfully to their kids about drugs, this book offers guidance in determining when is the right time to start talking to kids about drugs and how to reduce the influence of peer pressure...

Adult Children of Alcoholics Adult Children of Alcoholics
Author: Janet G. Woititz
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In the 1980's, Janet Woititz broke new ground in our understanding of what it is to be an Adult Child of an Alcoholic. In this updated edition of her bestseller she re-examines the movement and its inclusion of Adult Children from various dysfunctional family backgrounds who share the same characteristics...

An Adult Child's Guide to What's 'Normal' An Adult Child's Guide to What's 'Normal'
Author: John Friel
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You have begun to deal with the pain and trauma of being raised in a dysfunctional family and now you are ready to lead a healthy life. But: Do you know what healthy people do? Do you know what is "normal"? Do you know how to ask unwanted guests to leave? In An Adult Child's Guide to What's "Normal", John and Linda Friel have written a practical guide to living a healthy life...

Drug And Alcohol Abuse: The Authoritative Guide For Parents, Teachers, And Counselors Drug And Alcohol Abuse: The Authoritative Guide For Parents, Teachers, And Counselors
Author: H. Thomas Milhorn
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A comprehensive and compassionate look into the major issues surrounding drug and alcohol abuse-from their causes and symptoms to their lethal consequences and treatment options.

Different Like Me: A Book for Teens Who Worry about Their Parents Use of Alcohol/Drugs Different Like Me: A Book for Teens Who Worry about Their Parents Use of Alcohol/Drugs
Author: Evelyn Leite
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Written for teenagers, this volume looks at life with parents who abuse alcohol or other drugs. It explains what chemical dependence is and what its effects are, and offers practical suggestions, advice and resources for helping teenagers feel better about their families and themselves.

Preventing Addiction Preventing Addiction
Author: John C. Fleming
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Endorsed by Dr. Laura on her national radio show on April 28, 2008: "PREVENTING ADDICTION focuses on current research that strongly suggests that a "critical timeframe exists in the life of a young person in which exposure to certain substances (that we don't necessarily consider to be drugs in a traditional sense) can trigger addiction...

Young Sober and Free: Experience, Strength, and Hope for Young Adults Young Sober and Free: Experience, Strength, and Hope for Young Adults
Author: Shelly Marshall
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Offering strategies for getting and staying sober, first-hand stories, and other resources for teens, parents, and professionals, Young, Sober, and Free helps young addicts and alcoholics through recovery...



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