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Alive again : recovering from alcoholism and drug addiction / Howard C. Samuels ; with Jane O'Boyle.

Samuels, Howard C. (Author).
Book Book (c2013.)
Description: xi, 268 p. ; 25 cm.
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2013.
2 of 2 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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  • ISBN: 9781118364413 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1118364414 (hbk.)
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Pt. 1: Identify the problem. The story of my addiction ; The facts behind alcoholism and other addictions ; Dealing with the demon ; The role of the brain in addiction -- Pt. 2: Recovery solutions. The Hills Recovery program ; Fallback addictions ; Shedding the shame and guilt ; The Value of support groups ; Working the 12 steps ; The reality of relapse -- Pt. 3: For family and friends ; Taking steps to intervene ; Healing the whole family ; Advice for parents -- Pt. 4: Alive again ; Service to others and yourself ; The grateful life alive again -- Resources -- Index .
Summary:
Howard Samuels is one of the world's leading drug and alcohol addiction experts who runs the prestigious The Hills Treatment Center in Los Angeles. Decades ago, from the age of sixteen until he was thirty-two, Dr. Samuels had his own intense struggle with addiction to cocaine and heroin. Using his own compelling story as inspiration as well as case studies of his patients from all walks of life, Dr. Samuels shows how readers can recover from alcoholism and drug addiction by following this 12-step program to happiness and fulfillment in sobriety. Contains a groundbreaking prescriptive program showing how to work each of the 12 steps Examines the cause of addictions, relapses, and fallback addictions Contains important information for family and friends of those struggling with addiction, including steps for intervention and healing.
Authors: O'Boyle, Jane. (Added Author).
Citation: Samuels, Howard C. "Alive again : recovering from alcoholism and drug addiction." Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2013.

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