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Clean : overcoming addiction and ending America's greatest tragedy / David Sheff.

Sheff, David. (Author).
Book Book (2013.)
Description: xxii, 374 p. ; 24 cm.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.
13 of 14 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 14 total copies.
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Danvers Adult Nonfiction (3rd Floor) RC 564 S497 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
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Melrose Nonfiction (Second Floor) 362.29 Sheff (Text to Phone) Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780547848655 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 054784865X (hbk.)
General Note:
"An Eamon Dolan book."
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
American on drugs. This is your brain on drugs ; This is our nation on drugs -- Why we use. Everybody does it ; Helping kids grow up -- When drug use escalates. Use becomes abuse, and abuse becomes addiction ; Addicts aren't weak, selfish, or amoral--they're ill ; Don't deny addiction, don't enable it, and don't wait for an addict to hit bottom--he could die ; Intervention -- Getting clean. Finding treatment ; Detox -- Staying clean. Beginning treatment ; Primary treatment ; Treating drug problems with drugs ; Where does AA fit in? -- Treating a chronic illness. Treating dual diagnoses ; Relapse prevention -- Ending addiction. The future of prevention and treatment ; Fighting the right war -- The Clean paradigm in 12 steps ; Just say Know.
Summary:
Author David Sheff offers a new paradigm for dealing with addiction based on cutting-edge research and stories of his own and other families' struggles with--and triumphs over--drug abuse.
Citation: Sheff, David. "Clean : overcoming addiction and ending America's greatest tragedy." Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.

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