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Author Samuels, Howard C.

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

Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2013.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    616.86 SAM    DUE 06-24-23
Description xi, 268 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- PART ONE: Identify the Problem -- Chapter 1: The Story of My Addiction -- Chapter 2: The Facts behind Alcoholism and Other Addictions -- Chapter 3: Dealing with the Demon -- Chapter 4: The Role of the Brain in Addiction -- PART TWO: Recovery Solutions -- Chapter 5: The Hills Recovery Program -- Chapter 6: Fallback Addictions -- Chapter 7: Shedding the Shame and Guilt -- Chapter 8: The Value of Support Groups -- Chapter 9: Working the 12 Steps -- Chapter 10: The Reality of Relapse -- PART THREE: For Family and Friends -- Chapter 11: Taking Steps to Intervene -- Chapter 12: Healing the Whole Family -- Chapter 13: Advice for Parents -- PART FOUR: You life is a gift -- Chapter 14: Service to Others and Yourself -- Chapter 15: The Grateful Life.
Summary "In Alive Again, renowned recovery experts Howard C. Samuels, who has been clean and sober since 1984, reveals how he learned to follow the 12-step path to a happy and productive life. He provides hope, inspiration, and prescriptive advice for how you and your loved one can recover too. He introduces The Hills Treatment Center's Program for Recovery and guides you through the process. Along the way, he reveals the dramatic story of his own addiction and repeated bottoming out among the rich and famous in New York and Washington, D.C."--Dust jacket flap.
Subject Addicts -- Rehabilitation
Alcoholism -- Treatment.
Substance abuse -- Treatment.
Added Author O'Boyle, Jane
ISBN 9781118364413 (hbk.)
1118364414 (hbk.)

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