Our counselors can help you deal with the physical, emotional and psychological consequences of drug and alcohol abuse. All of these books contain pieces of the puzzle, in one form or another, for transcending addiction and living the best life that you can possibly live. This could be the story of any man, his life driven and guided for half a century by his overwhelming desire for alcohol.
The drinking mom culture is a dangerous trend that threatens the well-being of both parents and children. The notion of having to be the “perfect mom” causes us to feel overwhelmed, unworthy, and in constant comparison, which in turn increases the chances we’ll crack open some alcohol and have a drink. Top that off with the challenge of trying to stay sober in a pandemic! It takes a lot of courage to admit that alcohol isn’t serving you, and to make the decision to begin a sober journey.
Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget by Sarah Hepola
Like many women, Clare Pooley found the juggle of a stressful career and family life a struggle, so she left her successful career to look after her family…. In Quit Drinking Without Willpower, Allen Carr’s Easyway method has been applied to problem drinking…. Annie Grace presents the psychological and neurological components of alcohol use based on the latest science and reveals the cultural, social, and industry factors that support alcohol dependence….
The rest were invaluable resources for me after I quit drinking, when I still needed guidance for repairing my brain, rebuilding my body, and resurrecting my spirit. Spiritual Awakenings includes stories from the pages of Grapevine magazine contributed by AA members who’ve found comfort and strength in so many ways. We believe one of the best books to provide insight into the family system that works against a solution to addiction is the S.A.F.E.™ Intervention & Family Recovery Coaching guide. Developed by Family First Intervention, S.A.F.E.™ is the acronym for Self Awareness & Family Education. The book is about addictive behaviors, manipulations, and unhealthy family roles that develop to balance dysfunction.
A quick look at the best books about addiction
In a landmark work that challenges sterilized portraits accepted for generations, Civil War historian Brian Matthew Jordan creates an entirely new narrative. Mining previously untapped archives, Jordan uncovers anguished letters and diaries, essays by amputees, and gruesome medical reports, all…
show more. I love this book because it showcases the essential goodness of people. In these times of hate-filled words and dishonesty, that’s an affirmation we all need.
The resentments that develop in young children can lead them to substance use and unhealthy choices in relationships. The sooner you can get in front sober house of a child affected by substance use, the less damage may be done. Black reaches children with exercises that allow them to express their feelings.