Category: Addiction Recovery

  • Download The Seven Points of Alcoholics Anonymous by Richmond Walker PDF

    By Richmond Walker

    The 7 issues of Alcoholics nameless is the ultimate paintings of Richmond Walker, writer of the best-selling cherished ebook Twenty-Four Hours an afternoon. This ebook is the summation of Walker's wisdom at the perform and basics of 12 Step restoration. issues comprise and evaluation and historical past of A. A. , the character of alcoholism and restoration, the 12 Step approach and fellowship, hand over, personality defects, amends, residing in the future at a Time, and sharing.
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  • Download Reflections from a Woman Alone: A Lighthearted Look at a by Corinne Edwards PDF

    By Corinne Edwards

    A ordinary storyteller and humerous,Corrine Edwards welcomes you to her international during this unapologetic memoir approximately reconstructing one's lifestyles after wasting a wife. Sharing letters she wrote to family and acquaintances after the dying of her husband, Edwards permits readers to listen in on her mosst intimate suggestions, fears, regets, and realizations approximately surviving heartbreak and adjusting to unmarried existence. whereas the subject material of REFLECTIONS FROM a girl on my own is undeniably somber and introspective, Edwards writes with a playful spirit that invitations as many laughs as tears. Her tell-it-like-it-is variety brings a simple velocity and light-weight contact to private revelations approximately grief, development, and divine tips.
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  • Download Losing Mariposa: The Memoir of a Compulsive Gambler by Doug Little PDF

    By Doug Little

    A blow-by-blow account of ecstasy and depression, this narrative exposes one man's conflict with compulsive playing. it's the harrowing memoir of Doug Little's two-year binge as a compulsive gambler-a fall from grace that made nationwide headlines, destroyed his lifestyles, and taken him to the very gates of criminal, madness, and loss of life. As a group chief, Little wager on a world-class on line casino because the financial salvation of his city whereas he himself used to be hopelessly addicted, playing feverishly to win again the millions of bucks he had "borrowed" from the 8 financial institution bills he managed. Little confesses the depression he felt within the parking zone after his losses, and the life-threatening rides domestic, broke back, one other $10,000 of alternative people's cash long past. informed within the first individual from the final time Little gambled, it recounts that bad day, hour by means of hour, by way of what occurred and what he was once pondering and feeling.
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  • Download College Crime: A Statistical Study of Offenses on American by R. Barri Flowers PDF

    By R. Barri Flowers

    Contemporary years have obvious a rise in consciousness solid in the direction of on-campus crime. This booklet examines the breadth of great illegal activity and victimization happening on collage and collage campuses around the usa, putting certain emphasis at the courting among drug and alcohol abuse and legal actions comparable to sexual attack, relationship violence, stalking, hate crime, and homicide. The publication additionally presents numerous sufferer assets and a advisor to legislation proper to the prevention and deterrence of on-campus crime.
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  • Download Dying to Quit: Why We Smoke and How We Stop by Janet Brigham PDF

    By Janet Brigham

    Historians and scientists a couple of millennia from now are inclined to see tobacco as one of many significant bafflements of our time, indicates Janet Brigham. Why can we smoke a lot, even if we all know that tobacco kills greater than one million people a yr? 20 years in the past, smoking was once at the decline within the usa. Now the decline has flattened, and smoking seems to be expanding, such a lot ominously between kids. Cigar smoking is at the upward push. information from a new release of younger people who smoke point out that lots of them are looking to give up yet haven't any entry to powerful remedy. "Dying to give up" positive aspects the real-life smoking day of a tender lady who plans to surrender back. Her reviews take readers within her love/hate courting with tobacco. In daily language, the e-book finds the complicated mental and clinical matters in the back of the inside track headlines approximately tobacco laws, complaints and settlements, and breaking clinical information. what's habit? Is there this sort of factor as an addictive character? What does nicotine do to the physique? How does it have an effect on the mind? Why do humans stand in subzero temperatures outdoor workplace constructions to smoke cigarettes? what's the effect of conscientiously crafted ads and advertising ideas? Why do those who are depressed are inclined to smoke extra? what's the biology at the back of those universal hyperlinks? those and plenty of basic questions are explored drawing at the newest findings from the world's most sensible addictions laboratories. are looking to surrender? Brigham takes us procuring available to buy of gizmos and devices designed to aid humans quit smoking, from wristwatch-like screens to the lettuce cigarette. She provides the undesirable information and the not-so-bad information approximately smoking cessation, together with the reality approximately withdrawal signs and weight achieve. and she or he summarizes authoritative findings and proposals approximately what really works in quitting smoking. by way of education a behavioral scientist - by way of present a writing expertise - Brigham is helping readers comprehend what humans consider once they use tobacco or once they hand over. At a time whilst tobacco smoke has stuffed approximately each nook of the earth and public confusion grows amid strident claims and counterclaims within the media, "Dying to hand over" clears the air with dispassion towards proof and compassion towards people who smoke. This booklet invitations readers on a desirable trip in the course of the international of tobacco use and issues the best way towards support for people who smoke who are looking to surrender. Janet Brigham, Ph.D., is a examine psychologist with SRI overseas in Menlo Park, California, the place she stories tobacco use. A former journalist and editor, she has performed substance use examine on the Johns Hopkins collage college of medication, the nationwide Institute on Drug Abuse, and the collage of Pittsburgh.
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  • Download The 2002 Official Patient's Sourcebook on Nicotine by Icon Health Publications PDF

    By Icon Health Publications

    This sourcebook has been created for sufferers who've made up our minds to make schooling and Internet-based learn a vital part of the remedy strategy. even though it supplies info invaluable to medical professionals, caregivers and different well-being execs, it additionally tells sufferers the place and the way to appear for info protecting almost all issues on the topic of nicotine dependence, from the necessities to the main complex components of analysis. The name of this e-book comprises the observe legitimate. This displays the truth that the sourcebook attracts from public, educational, executive, and peer-reviewed examine. chosen readings from quite a few enterprises are reproduced to offer you a number of the newest reliable details on hand to this point on nicotine dependence. Following an introductory bankruptcy, the sourcebook is equipped into 3 components. half I: THE necessities; bankruptcy 1. The necessities on Nicotine Dependence: guidance; bankruptcy 2. looking information; bankruptcy three. scientific Trials and Nicotine Dependence; half II: extra assets AND complex fabric; bankruptcy four. stories on Nicotine Dependence; bankruptcy five. Patents on Nicotine Dependence; bankruptcy 6. Books on Nicotine Dependence; bankruptcy 7. Multimedia on Nicotine Dependence; bankruptcy eight. medical professional directions and Databases; bankruptcy nine. Dissertations on Nicotine Dependence; half III. APPENDICES; Appendix A. getting to know Your drugs; Appendix B. gaining knowledge of substitute drugs; Appendix C. studying meals; Appendix D. discovering scientific Libraries; Appendix E. rules of Drug habit remedy; on-line GLOSSARIES; NICOTINE DEPENDENCE thesaurus; INDEX. comparable issues contain: chewing tobacco, cigar smoking, cigarette abuse, cigarette habit, cigarette dependence, ciragette smoking, nicotine, nicotine abuse, nicotine dependancy, tobacco abuse, tobacco dependancy, tobacco dependence, tobacco smoking.
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  • Download Treating Pornography Addiction: The Essential Tools for by Ph.D. Kevin B. Skinner PDF

    By Ph.D. Kevin B. Skinner

    This ebook rigorously walks anyone being affected by porngraphy throughout the steps to restoration. This e-book starts off with how pornography turns into an issue within the brain and the way it turns into addictive. Then it teaches the reader tips on how to rewrite the styles within the brain. It closes with the major steps of restoration.
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  • Download First Year Sobriety: When All That Changes Is Everything by Guy Kettelhack PDF

    By Guy Kettelhack

    The 1st in a sequence of 3 restoration publications for the 1st 3 years of sobriety, First-Year Sobriety makes use of the voices of many girls and males who're suffering within the frequently baffling territory in their first yr of sobriety to teach that regardless of their differing reports, all are united within the means of giving existence with no alcohol or different medications an opportunity. those are those who are alternately surprised, appalled, overjoyed, depressed, illuminated, disturbed, or just thrown via their first days, weeks, and months of sobriety. Kettelhack explores the demanding situations all appear to face: studying to damage via loneliness, isolation, and worry; discovering how one can take care of anger, melancholy, and resentment; and studying how one can take care of a brand new and occasionally overwhelming happiness. man Kettelhack has written seven books on restoration. he's finishing a Master's measure in psychoanalysis, and is an analyst-in-training on the Boston and big apple facilities for contemporary Psychoanalytic reports. A graduate of Middlebury collage, Kettelhack has additionally performed graduate paintings in English literature at Bread Loaf tuition of English at Oxford college. He lives in manhattan urban.
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