The complete family guide to addiction: everything you need to know now to help your loved one and yourself

By Thomas F. Harrison and Hilary S. Connery, MD, PhD

The complete family guide to addiction: everything you need to know now to help your loved one and yourself by Thomas F. Harrison and Hilary S. Connery, MD, PhD
Added September 13, 2019

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. —Provided by publisher

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