books about: alcoholism
Addict In The Family
Hazelden Publishing, 2009
Witnessing the addiction of a family member or loved one is a heart-rending experience. But hope can prevail, as shown in this compelling new book. In Addict In The Family , the gripping stories of fathers, mothers, sons, and daughters of addicts offer important lessons on loving, detachment, intervention, and self care.
Paths to Recovery: Al-Anon's Steps, Traditions, and Concepts
Al-Anon Family Group Head Inc
Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.
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Pastrix: The Cranky, Beautiful Faith of a Sinner & Saint
Now a New York Times bestseller, Nadia Bolz-Weber takes no prisoners as she reclaims the term "pastrix"(pronounced "pas-triks," a term used by some Christians who refuse to recognize female pastors) in her messy, beautiful, prayer-and-profanity laden narrative about an unconventional life of faith. Heavily tattooed and loud-mouthed, Nadia, a former stand-up comic, sure as hell didn't consider herself to be religious leader material-until the ...
The Lost Years: Surviving a Mother and Daughter's Worst Nightmare
A child caught in the horror of alcohol and drug addition. A mother helplessly standing by unable to save her. The Lost Years is the real life story of just such a mother and child, each giving their first-hand accounts of the years lost to addiction and despair. Kristina, the second of four children, tells how she turns to alcohol for comfort when she is thirteen. She gives a brutally honest description of her descent into addiction, ...
Final Approach - Northwest Airlines Flight 650, Tragedy and Triumph
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
This is the story of the first airline pilot ever arrested and sent to prison for flying under the influence. He was fired by his airline, stripped of his FAA licenses, tried, convicted, and sent to Federal prison. This was a first. It had never occurred before. Lyle Prouse came from a WWII housing project in Kansas and an alcoholic family where both parents died as a result of alcoholism. He rose through the ranks of the United States ...
Nocturnes (Hard Rock Harlots)
Howling Mad Press LLC, 2013
Book 3 in the Hard Rock Harlots S eries NOCTURNES contains 511 F-bombs, 81 well-endowed male chickens, 65 girl kitties, 58 Richard the Lessers, 10 C-U-Next-Tuesdays, and a plethora of other colorful words and phrases that would deafen your virginal mother's ears and make her bust out her "Shame on you!" finger. If you've been tuned in since the beginning of the Hard Rock Harlots series, you know the drill. The sex is extreme, the language is ...
Courage to Change: One Day at a Time in Al-Anon II
Al-Anon Family Group Head Inc
Al Anon Family Group Headquarters
Taking life one day at a time has proven essential in the Al-Anon program of recovery for those whose lives have been adversely affected by the problem of alcoholism in a relative or friend. This book, like its companion volume One Day At A Time In Al-Anon, is designed to keep our focus on today and give us the courage to change the things we can.
Brooklyn NY: A Grim Retrospective
This explosive autobiographical volume is a gripping account of entertainer Jerry Castaldo growing up on the mean streets of Brooklyn, NY, his agonizing descent into the darkness of the city's underbelly and his desperate struggle back to normalcy. Celebrated NY Post columnist, author and playwright Chip Deffaa edited this dark, yet highly inspirational story. "Heartbreaking," "surprising," "emotionally charged." "Shocking," "volatile," ...
The Life Recovery Bible
Tyndale House Pub
The popular Life Recovery Bible is now available in the New Living Translation. Designed for both the Christian who is seeking God's view on recovery and the non-Christian who is seeking God and answers to recovery, the Life Recovery Bible will lead readers to the source of true healing-God himself. The features of this best-selling Bible were brought together by two of today's leading recovery experts, David Stoop, Ph.D., and Stephen ...
The Narcissistic Family: Diagnosis and Treatment
Robert M. Pressman
In this compelling book, the authors present an innovative therapeutic model for understanding and treating adults from emotionally abusive or neglectful families? families the authors call narcissistic. Narcissistic families have a parental system that is, for whatever reason (job stress, alcoholism, drug abuse, mental illness, physical disability, lack of parenting skills, self-centered immaturity), primarily involved in getting its own needs ...
The Anonymous Press Study Edition of Alcoholics Anonymous
6" x 9" burgundy leather-bound hard cover with: - First 164 pages of the Big Book with lined pages opposite the text for note taking; - Paragraph numbers along side the text for easy reference; - Comprehensive index with 8000+ word and subject references; - entire Original Manuscript including the stories; -Footnotes explaining the more obscure references in the text and text changes over the years; - two place keeping ribbons and ...
Thirty Rooms To Hide In: Insanity, Addiction, and Rock 'n' Roll in the Shadow of the Mayo Clinic
Luke Longstreet Sullivan
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
“’The Shining’ . . . but funnier.” That's how the author describes his memoir Thirty Rooms To Hide In: Insanity, Addiction, and Rock ‘n’ Roll in the Shadow of the Mayo Clinic. It's the story of six boys growing up in a great dark house in Minnesota, as the father – a respected surgeon – goes slowly insane. With winters raging outside and the father raging within, it is their mother's protection that allows the boys to have a ...
The Book That Started It All: The Original Working Manuscript of Alcoholics Anonymous
An extraordinary reproduction of the original working manuscript of Alcoholics Anonymous, with essays and notes by a panel of celebrated AA historians. The Book That Started It All offers fresh insights into the history and foundation of the revolutionary Alcoholics Anonymous program. Reproduced in this elegant gift edition with essays and notes by a panel of celebrated AA historians, the original working manuscript is the missing link in our ...
Spoons Are For Stirring Coffee
An incredibly raw and powerful memoir, a journey through addiction and recovery that will keep you entertained and hooked until the final page is turned. Spoons Are For Stirring Coffee is a comeback story, Austin Coats’ comeback story…and a hell of a story it is. Austin grew up in a middle class neighborhood, raised by a top class family. A high school football injury gave birth to a hole in his soul and he looked to anything and ...
Acid Dreams: The Complete Social History of LSD: The CIA, the Sixties, and Beyond
Martin A. Lee
Acid Dreams is the complete social history of LSD and the counterculture it helped to define in the sixties. Martin Lee and Bruce Shlain's exhaustively researched and astonishing account-part of it gleaned from secret government files-tells how the CIA became obsessed with LSD as an espionage weapon during the early l950s and launched a massive covert research program, in which countless unwitting citizens were used as guinea pigs. Though the ...
The Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction: A Guide to Coping with the Grief, Stress and Anger that Trigger ...
Rebecca E. Williams
Julie S. Kraft MA
New Harbinger Publications
Most addictive behavior is rooted in some type of loss, be it the death of a loved one, coming to terms with limitations set by chronic health problems, or the end of a relationship. By turning to drugs and alcohol, people who have suffered a loss can numb their grief. In the process, they postpone their healing and can drive themselves further into addiction. The Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction offers readers an effective program for ...
ADULT CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS/DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILIES
ACA WSO INC., 2012
DISCLAIMER: This is the official ACA Fellowship Text that is Adult Children of Alcoholics World Service Organization (ACA WSO) Conference Approved Literature. Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families (ACA) is an independent 12 Step and 12 Tradition anonymous program. ACA’s Tenth Tradition states that ACA has no opinion on outside issues; hence the ACA name ought never be drawn into public controversy. ACA’s Sixth ...
Drug Crazy: How We Got Into This Mess and How We Can Get Out
Six years in the making, Drug Crazy offers a gripping account of the stunning violence, corruption, and chaos that have characterized America's drug war since its inception in 1914. Weaving a provocative analogy between the drug scene today and the failure of Prohibition in the 1920s, Drug Crazy argues that the greatest danger we face is prohibition itself. While the target of our nation's controlled-substance laws may have ...
Love First: A Family's Guide to Intervention
The top-selling book on intervention, Love First has helped tens of thousands of families, friends, and professionals create a loving and effective plan for helping those who suffer from addiction. Dispelling two damaging myths—that an addict has to hit bottom and that intervention must be confrontational—Jeff and Debra Jay's proven approach puts love first and shows families, step by step, what to do. This new and updated edition adds ...
Sober Mercies: How Love Caught Up with a Christian Drunk
Heather Harpham Kopp
Where do you turn for hope when you already have the answer--but the answer isn't working? As a long-time Christian, Heather Kopp never expected to become an out-of-control alcoholic who kept private stashes of booze all over the place--tucked behind books in her study, zipped into a special compartment in her oversized purse, at the back of her closet stuffed inside her boots. Even as her career and marriage teetered on the brink, Kopp ...
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