Summary Book Review CLEAN AND SOBER LIVING-staying clean and sober after the rehab center by Gary Burnette:
Download or read book CLEAN AND SOBER LIVING-staying clean and sober after the rehab center written by Gary Burnette and published by Lulu.com. This book was released on with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Summary Book Review Kickstart Your Recovery - The Road Less Traveled to Freedom from Addiction by Taite Adams:
Download or read book Kickstart Your Recovery - The Road Less Traveled to Freedom from Addiction written by Taite Adams and published by Rapid Response Press. This book was released on 2013-11-15 with total page 146 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Are you or a loved one unable to stop drinking or using drugs, yet tired of the endless cycle of pain and consequences? Recovery is possible and it's not as frightening as most make it out to be. Addiction is a cruel and subtle disease that robs it's victims of so much. Those suffering from alcoholism or drug addiction are often baffled by its affects on their lives and the devastation that can be wrought in such a short period of time. Loved ones feel helpless and hopeless as they are forced to stand by and watch as someone they care about erodes before their eyes, clear that they cannot stop drinking or using drugs. Luckily, many people are able to reach some sort of "bottom", or a jumping off place, where they are finally willing and able to ask for help and begin the process of getting sober. Kickstart Your Recovery offers a powerful message to those who are looking for a way out from an endless cycle of pain and loss and for tools for avoiding relapse. With a clear approach, and drawing on her own history of addiction recovery, author Taite Adams is able to give the new person in recovery answers to a lot of Frequently Asked Questions about getting sober and allay a lot of fears. Some of the areas that are addressed in detail are: What is a "Bottom"? Should I Go to Treatment? What is Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)? 12 Step Programs Sponsorship Families and Relationships The Job and Career in Sobriety About the Consequences of Addiction Living Life and Having Fun Sober Addressing Other Issues and Much More Whether brand new in sobriety, considering going to treatment or just coming to grips with the fact that there may be a "problem", alcoholism and addiction help is available in many forms and Kickstart Your Recovery is an invaluable tool to get your questions answered about getting sober, staying sober, avoiding relapse and helping you move one step closer to a better way of life free of alcohol and drugs.
Summary Book Review On Becoming an Individual, A Soldier, A Professional Licensed Clinical Social Worker by Virginia Hines LCSW:
Download or read book On Becoming an Individual, A Soldier, A Professional Licensed Clinical Social Worker written by Virginia Hines LCSW and published by Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.. This book was released on 2019-04-15 with total page 98 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Women have served in each branch of the U. S. military. Equally significant, women have served in critical civilian roles during war in service to this nation. The protagonist in this saga gains admission into the U.S. Army to enhance her life chances and forage several future goals. Unknowingly, the protagonist embarks upon military service joining an influx of women of color- officially known as the All-Volunteer Force. Our omnipresent God, manifests his master design through lives of believers, exceeding expectations in ways never imagined, creating us at once singular, but collectively including us in the larger fabric of his plan. The protagonist's journey is riddled with twists and turns during her quest to transition from an individual, into a soldier, and a licensed clinical social worker. Throughout life anxiety provoking questions (e.g. Where am I going? How will I make my goals a reality?) demand immediate responses, which threaten to overshadow the joy and challenge of goal attainment. While many individuals struggle to connect the dots, the protagonist's encounter with an Armed Forces recruiter establishes a trajectory of events that address initial inquiries and spur adventures the protagonist never anticipated. Serendipity. Nothing but favor! God orchestrates divine connections linking the right people to the right opportunities at the right time for those who step out on faith! While pensive, but never deterred, the protagonist learns distance running and deep breathing, unknowingly developing valuable skills, crucial in completing tasks only dreamt of years earlier. Because of enough belief, God allows the protagonist's impossible dreams to become possible. You'll be grappling with the ideal that, risks taken today, in the absence of knowledge of outcomes serve as catalysts for overcoming tomorrow's obstacles! "Seed planting" by influential figures; belief in God; commitment; risk-taking; mastery (early success); along with clean and sober living anchors the protagonist in Christ and propels her into her God given destiny. Glory to God!
Summary Book Review From Rehab to Recovery by Janice L Witt:
Download or read book From Rehab to Recovery written by Janice L Witt and published by Curtis Reznicek. This book was released on 2013-11-26 with total page 92 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In a decade virtually exploding with drug addiction books, Janice Witt writes this one to the Parents, Husbands, Wives, and loved ones of those who suffer with the disease of addiction and are wondering if drug rehab or alcohol rehab is the best course of action. Desperate and frightened, those who love addicted people suffer tremendously. This book addresses the issues surrounding drug addiction recovery, with research-based opinions regarding what kind of drug rehabilitation works best and for whom. In our society, drug addicts and drug addiction are demonized. What continues to fuel the perpetual prejudice, against this disease and those who have it, is a culturally accepted array of misinformation and misunderstanding. It is toward the end of ignorance that the Author writes a brief, research-based primer explicating the nature of addiction and effective drug addiction rehabilitation. In recovery for over 25 years, herself, Janice Witt has been helping other addicts and alcoholics get well for nearly 24 of them. This is not one of your average addiction recovery books. Janice not only educates the reader, but invites everyone to the journey of learning more about the disease of addiction and then in advocating on the behalves of those who suffer from it. At the end of the book you will find a website address, allowing you to download a FREE resource guide of addiction professionals and quality addiction treatment facilities recommended by the Author.
Summary Book Review Walk the Talk with Step 12 by Gary K.:
Download or read book Walk the Talk with Step 12 written by Gary K. and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2016-10-01 with total page 200 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Being of service is essential to staying sober and can add a new level of perspective and gratitude to your life. Learn about the power of Step 12 and how to weave service into your day-to-day. “Nothing will so much insure immunity from drinking as intensive work with other alcoholics. It works when other activities fail. This is our twelfth suggestion: Carry this message to other alcoholics! You can help when no one else can. You can secure their confidence when others fail.”—Alcoholics AnonymousThe culmination of all of the steps, Step 12 calls on each of us to complete our transformation from a self-centered existence fueled by addiction to one of joy and freedom through service to others. In Walk the Talk with Step 12 Gary K. explores the the history of Step 12 and redefines what it means to practice this critical step in modern times. Through inspiring testimonials, including the author’s own dramatic story as a survivor of 9/11, we learn how a life of service extends far beyond helping other alcoholics and addicts, and reveals the power of such practices as honesty, tolerance, and love in stabilizing and supporting long term recovery.With passion and insight, Gary K. incites each of us—sponsors and sponsees, newcomers and old timers alike—to define our own paths of service and experience the rewards of community and connection.
Summary Book Review Climbing out of the Rabbit Hole by Terry Woods:
Download or read book Climbing out of the Rabbit Hole written by Terry Woods and published by AuthorHouse. This book was released on 2005-09-16 with total page 352 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Just like Alice in Wonderland, Michael lives in a crazy world. As a drug addict, he has tried to climb out of the rabbit hole for many years. His struggle to overcome his addiction becomes a journey for all of us. Michaels letters from prison unfold like episodes in a reality show. His sponsor is our hero. Bobs tough-love letters and guidance show us what most people fail to do in recovery and what causes them to relapse. We are there, watching Michael build the courage to put the not-so-easy Twelve Steps into action. Fortunately, we are also there when he finds his way out of the rabbit hole.
Summary Book Review Addict in the House by Robin Barnett:
Download or read book Addict in the House written by Robin Barnett and published by New Harbinger Publications. This book was released on 2016-08-01 with total page 192 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "This is a straightforward, rich resource for anyone who lives with, and loves, an addict." —Publishers Weekly Everyone suffers when there’s an addict in the family. Written by an expert in alcohol and drug addiction and recovery, this no-nonsense guide will help you understand the causes of addiction, end enabling behaviors, support your loved one’s recovery, and learn how to cope with relapses. If you’re the family member of an addict, you may feel confused, guilty, and scared of doing the wrong thing. And when you don’t know how to help, you may find yourself in a codependent role, trying so hard to keep your addicted loved one alive, out of jail, or emotionally appeased that you may actually prevent them from realizing they need help. Drawing on her own personal experience with her brother’s addiction, Addict in the House offers a pragmatic, step-by-step guide to dealing with a loved one’s addiction, from accepting the reality of the disease to surviving what may be repeated cycles of recovery and relapse. You’ll learn how to encourage your addicted loved one to get help without forcing it, and finally find the strength to let go of codependence. With this revealing and straightforward book, you’ll have the support you need to take an honest look at how addiction has affected the family, cope with the emotional hurdles of having an addicted family member, create and maintain firm boundaries, and make informed decisions about how to best help your loved one.
Summary Book Review Mind Stimulation Therapy by Mohiuddin Ahmed:
Download or read book Mind Stimulation Therapy written by Mohiuddin Ahmed and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2013-08-15 with total page 258 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book presents a psychotherapy intervention model called Multimodal Integrative Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (MICST). It is grounded in information processing and cognitive stimulation techniques and operates out of a positive psychology framework. This model, designed for group work with clients with schizophrenia, can be easily tailored to working with clients in individual therapy sessions. The three core MICST group activities include: 1) body movement-mindfulness-relaxation (BMR); 2) cognitive stimulation using group discussions; and 3) cognitive stimulation using paper-pencil cognitive exercises and self-reflection exercises. A chapter is devoted to each of these core areas with actual case vignettes to illustrate ways that these activities can be implemented in clinical practice. Homework recommendations are included at the end of each chapter, devoted to a core MICST group activity and providing suggestions on ways to practice various skills and exercises in between group sessions. Also provided are several handouts and worksheets which can be used with clients.
Summary Book Review The Spectrum of Addiction by Laura J. Veach:
Download or read book The Spectrum of Addiction written by Laura J. Veach and published by SAGE Publications. This book was released on 2017-10-20 with total page 360 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Reflecting the latest content in the DSM–5, The Spectrum of Addiction: Evidence-Based Assessment, Prevention, and Treatment Across the Lifespan presents a comprehensive overview of addictive behaviors and habits from early use through risky use, severe-risk use, and addiction. Authors Laura Veach and Regina Moro draw from their experience in both teaching and counseling to provide real-world knowledge and evidence-based practices for working with clients who fall within the spectrum of addiction ranging from experimentation to physical addiction and recovery. With a unique focus on neuroscience, integration of CACREP standards, and extensive coverage of addictions across the lifespan, the book serves as a practical resource for future addiction counselors.
Summary Book Review The Big Fix by Tracey Helton Mitchell:
Download or read book The Big Fix written by Tracey Helton Mitchell and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2016-03-01 with total page 244 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: After surviving nearly a decade of heroin abuse and hard living on the streets of San Francisco’s Tenderloin District, Tracey Helton Mitchell decided to get clean for good. With raw honesty and a poignant perspective on life that only comes from starting at rock bottom, The Big Fix tells her story of transformation from homeless heroin addict to stable mother of three—and the hard work and hard lessons that got her there. Rather than dwelling on the pain of addiction, Tracey focuses on her journey of recovery and rebuilding her life, while exposing the failings of the American rehab system and laying out a path for change. Starting with the first step in her recovery, Tracey re-learns how to interact with men, build new friendships, handle money, and rekindle her relationship with her mother, all while staying sober, sharp, and dedicated to her future. A decidedly female story of addiction, The Big Fix describes the unique challenges faced by women caught in the grip of substance abuse, such as the toxic connection between drug addition and prostitution. Tracey’s story of hope, hard work, and rehabilitation will inspire anyone who has been affected by substance abuse while offering hope for a better future.
Author :Thomas F. Harrison Publisher :Guilford Publications Release Date :2019-06-18 ISBN 10 :9781462539642 Pages :262 pages File Format : PDF, EPUB, TEXT, KINDLE or MOBI Rating :4.3/5 (964 users download)
Summary Book Review The Complete Family Guide to Addiction by Thomas F. Harrison:
Download or read book The Complete Family Guide to Addiction written by Thomas F. Harrison and published by Guilford Publications. This book was released on 2019-06-18 with total page 262 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "The purpose of this book is to explain addiction and to help families and friends to deal with it successfully. People who are struggling with addiction can also use this book to understand their situation and the resources that are available to help them. And people who are wondering if they might have an addiction can use it to get a better sense of the nature and depth of their potential problem. Part I explains the science behind addiction. Part II looks at the emotional side of the problem and how families are affected. Part III discusses many of the real-world legal and practical issues that addicts often face, and ways to keep them out of trouble. Part IV provides a detailed overview of treatment options. And Part V describes the recovery process and the most effective strategies to keep it going for the long term"--
Download or read book Clean written by David Sheff and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. This book was released on 2013 with total page 374 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Combines personal stories and experiences with cutting edge research to describe a new way of treating substance addiction as well as accompanying mental illnesses.
Summary Book Review Fighting Drunk Driving by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation:
Download or read book Fighting Drunk Driving written by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and published by . This book was released on 2011 with total page 55 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Summary Book Review Hope in the Age of Addiction by Chip Dodd:
Download or read book Hope in the Age of Addiction written by Chip Dodd and published by Revell. This book was released on 2020-08-04 with total page 208 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Between alcohol, illegal drugs, prescription drugs, pornography, gambling, and eating disorders, fully 25% of the population of the United States is addicted to something. Those addictions are taking a massive physical, emotional, spiritual, and financial toll on individuals, families, and communities. The problem can feel insurmountable. But there is a solution, at once ancient and supported by the latest in neuroscientific research. With an honest assessment of the facts, yet always reaching out toward hopeful solutions, counselors Chip Dodd and Stephen James explain what addiction really is, how it works, and why it is so damaging to our hearts, souls, minds, and relationships. They then take us beyond mere coping techniques that allow us to function to the real solution--restoring our broken relationship with our Creator so that we can rediscover how to live fully the way we were created to live. Each chapter includes the personal story of a recovering addict, told from the addict's point of view. The authors also include a list of books, organizations, workshops, and treatment centers people can turn to for help along the road to lasting recovery.
Summary Book Review AA Not the Only Way by Melanie Solomon:
Download or read book AA Not the Only Way written by Melanie Solomon and published by . This book was released on 2008 with total page 92 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A discussion of alternative resources for addiction treatment, including a comprehensive directory of licensed professionals and treatment programs.
Summary Book Review Spiritual Adrenaline by Tom Shanahan:
Download or read book Spiritual Adrenaline written by Tom Shanahan and published by Central Recovery Press. This book was released on 2019-01-15 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Personal trainer and sports nutritionist, Tom Shanahan, outlines a program of action to energize, reboot, and strengthen one’s recovery, especially those who feel they may have hit a wall in their program. Spiritual Adrenaline imparts the importance of a holistic approach to fitness, good eating habits, and connection to a personal higher power in order to optimize the guiding principles of the Twelve Steps and reinforce relapse prevention.
Summary Book Review Ending Homelessness for Our Nation's Veterans by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans' Affairs:
Download or read book Ending Homelessness for Our Nation's Veterans written by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans' Affairs and published by . This book was released on 2008 with total page 172 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: