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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.

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?

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...

Endless Change Endless Change
Author: P.D. Workman
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She was a broken birdHe was a mender of wingsParker’s mother always said he jumped into things without thinking first, and that’s exactly what he did when he saw Dakota, cold and hungry, fending for herself on the city streets...

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...

Teens Under the Influence: The Truth About Kids, Alcohol, and Other Drugs- How to Recognize the Problem and What to Do About It Teens Under the Influence: The Truth About Kids, Alcohol, and Other Drugs- How to Recognize the Problem and What to Do About It
Author: Katherine Ketcham
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Across the United States, in small towns and major cities, in suburbs and slums, in public and private schools, thousands of kids are experimenting with drugs. Many of them will become addicts; some will die...

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...

Perfect Daughters Adult Daughters of Alcoholics Perfect Daughters Adult Daughters of Alcoholics
Author: Robert Ackerman
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Daughters of alcoholics often assume responsibility for the failures of others. Ackerman explores - and helps conquer - these issues. Are women who were raised in alcoholic families, adult daughters, different from women who were raised in non-alcoholic families? Dr...

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...

Beyond the Yellow Brick Road: Our Children and Drugs Beyond the Yellow Brick Road: Our Children and Drugs
Author: Bob Meehan
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The revised version of Bob Meehan's classic combines the easy-to-read style of a born counselor with the street-level insights of a man who knows where he came from -- and where teenagers might contemplate going...

Recovering My Kid: Parenting Young Adults in Treatment and Beyond Recovering My Kid: Parenting Young Adults in Treatment and Beyond
Author: Joseph Lee
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National expert Dr. Joseph Lee explains the nature of youth addiction and treatment, and how families can create a safe and supportive environment for their loved ones during treatment and throughout their recovery...



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