How to Help an Alcoholic You Love

How to Help an Alcoholic You Love
Author: Ellen Petersen
Publsiher: net-boss
Total Pages: 42
Release: 2019-09-17
Genre: Self-Help
ISBN: 9788365477224

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Knowing how to help an alcoholic is the first step. Someone close to you has a problem, and it bothers you, it hurts you, it distracts you and prevents you from sleeping peacefully. You do not want to regret being passive after something dangerous might happen. In order to make it easy to follow, this guide is divided into several mutually complementary parts. Follow this guide, and you will see you how alcoholism unfolds and how it can be turned back again.

Mental disorders diagnostic and statistical manual

Mental disorders   diagnostic and statistical manual
Author: Committee on Nomenclature and Statistics American Psychiatric Association
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 146
Release: 1952
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 059856893X

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Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous
Author: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services,Bill W.
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 575
Release: 1986
Genre: Alcoholics
ISBN: 0916856186

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The basic text for Alcoholics Anonymous.

I Can Be Me

I Can Be Me
Author: Dianne S. O'Connor
Publsiher: Author House
Total Pages: 184
Release: 2009-11-09
Genre: Self-Help
ISBN: 1468527819

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Has drug or alcohol abuse in your family caused your child to become withdrawn or to act out? Is addiction in a family member contributing to upset and stress in your child? Do you want to help your child understand the problem and communicate about his/her feelings? Do you want to help your child develop healthier coping strategies? I Can Be Me is a helping book for professionals and parents who want to help children of alcoholic parents. Written for children ages 4 to 12, it can be read by a child alone or worked through with a caring adult. Simple line drawings and text speak to children in a language they understand and are based on the real experiences of children with addicted parents. Written from the perspective of children whose parents are addicted to alcohol and various other drugs, this book helps children take off the masks that hide their true feelings and educates them about alcohol or drug abuse in the family. Entertaining drawings and simple text make this book easy to understand and invite children to add their own thoughts and feelings. Children often feel alone in homes where alcoholism or drug abuse is present. I Can Be Me helps children understand more about addiction and realize that they are not to blame for their parents problems. Through a series of creative exercises and activities children learn about healthy coping strategies and that they are not alone. Eight separate units make this book an ideal companion to counseling or support group sessions. Parents or counselors can also use a single section to address the unique concerns of an individual child.

Make a Difference Talk to Your Child about Alcohol

Make a Difference  Talk to Your Child about Alcohol
Author: Health and Human Services Dept., National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Publsiher: Government Printing Office
Total Pages: 24
Release: 2017-03-08
Genre: Family & Relationships
ISBN: 0160937221

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"Why develop a booklet about helping kids avoid alcohol?" Alcohol is a drug, as surely as cocaine and marijuana are. It's also illegal to drink under the age of 21. And it's dangerous. Kids who drink are more likely to: * Be victims of violent crime. * Have serious problems in school. * Be involved in drinking-related traffic crashes. This guide is geared to parents and guardians of young people ages 10 to 14. These suggestions are just that--suggestions. Trust your instincts. Choose ideas you are comfortable with, and use your own style in carrying out the approaches ou find useful. Your child looks to you for guidance and support in making life decisions--including the decision not to use alcohol .Audience: Parents, child counselors, educators, child psychologists, physicians, school guidance counselors, and teenagers may be interested in this resource. Related products: Other products related to Women's Health can be found here: Other products related to Alcoholism can be found here: Other products produced by National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism can be found here:

Get Your Loved One Sober

Get Your Loved One Sober
Author: Robert J Meyers,Brenda L. Wolfe
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2009-07-30
Genre: Self-Help
ISBN: 9781592857753

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The first general consumer book ever on the powerful, award-winning, scientifically proven new system of intervention that is turning the recovery field on its head. Historically there have been few options available for individuals seeking help for treatment-resistant loved ones suffering from substance abuse.Co-author Dr. Robert Meyers spent ten years developing a treatment program that helps Concerned Significant Others (CSOs) both improve the quality of their lives and to learn how to make treatment an attractive option for their partners who are substance abusers. Get Your Loved One Sober describes this multi-faceted program that uses supportive, non-confrontational methods to engage substance abusers into treatment. Called Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT), the program uses scientifically validated behavioral principles to reduce the loved one's substance use and to encourage him or her to seek treatment. Equally important, CRAFT also helps loved ones reduce personal stress and introduce meaningful, new sources of satisfaction into their life.Key Features: CRAFT is more effective than other types of interventions.This breakthrough new system is sweeping the recovery field. This is its first introduction to the general public.Contains simple exercises readers can practice at their own pace, with no costly or heart-breaking interventions.Proven successful for numerous addictions, not just alcoholism.

Addiction Free

Addiction Free
Author: Gene Hawes, M.D.,Anderson Hawes
Publsiher: Macmillan
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2003-01-06
Genre: Self-Help
ISBN: 1429975253

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A thorough guide about how to get help for a friend or loved one who is having problems with alcohol or other drugs. Provides places, names, numbers--who to call, what questions to ask, and what to expect. This invaluable guide includes six initial options for getting into recovery: -- The AA treatment program --Interventions, detox and rehab --Work related programs --Al-Anon --Law-enforcement programs --Therapeutic communities Addiction-Free: How to Help an Alcoholic or Addict Get Started on Recovery is a much-needed guide for everyone whose life is touched by addiction.

Almost Alcoholic

Almost Alcoholic
Author: Joseph Nowinski,Robert Doyle
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2012-03-13
Genre: Self-Help
ISBN: 9781616494254

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Determine if your drinking is a problem, develop strategies for curbing your intake, and measure your progress with this practical, engaging guide to taking care of yourself. Every day, millions of people drink a beer or two while watching a game, shake a cocktail at a party with friends, or enjoy a glass of wine with a good meal. For more than 30 percent of these drinkers, alcohol has begun to have a negative impact on their everyday lives. Yet, only a small number are true alcoholics--people who have completely lost control over their drinking and who need alcohol to function. The great majority are what Dr. Doyle and Dr. Nowinski call "Almost Alcoholics," a growing number of people whose excessive drinking contributes to a variety of problems in their lives.In Almost Alcoholic, Dr. Doyle and Dr. Nowinski give the facts and guidance needed to address this often unrecognized and devastating condition. They provide the tools toidentify and assess your patterns of alcohol use;evaluate its impact on your relationships, work, and personal well-being;develop strategies and goals for changing the amount and frequency of alcohol use;measure the results of applying these strategies; andmake informed decisions about your next steps.

Understanding the High functioning Alcoholic

Understanding the High functioning Alcoholic
Author: Sarah Allen Benton
Publsiher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Total Pages: 205
Release: 2009
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 9780313352805

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This volume spotlights the thinking of millions of "successful" people who excel in other ways, but remain powerless against and under the control of alcohol.

Beyond Addiction

Beyond Addiction
Author: Jeffrey Foote,Carrie Wilkens,Nicole Kosanke,Stephanie Higgs
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2014-02-18
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 9781476709475

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Leading innovators in progressive addiction treatment outline a science-based program for overcoming addiction-related problems, demonstrating how to effectively use positive reinforcement and motivational and behavioral strategies. (Self-Help)

Help I Think My Loved One Is an Alcoholic

Help  I Think My Loved One Is an Alcoholic
Author: Michelle S. Fondin
Publsiher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Total Pages: 196
Release: 2016-12-09
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 1539474321

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No. You're not crazy. The person you love is probably an alcoholic. You've been blindsided by lies, deception, denial, a life of chaos, and experienced Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. You've hidden bottles, poured out the alcohol, and begged your loved one not to drink. Don't despair. There is hope. This survival guide will help you understand the nature of the disease of alcoholism, alcoholic behavior, codependency, the difference between enabling and caring, the alcoholic family relationships and how you can regain control of your life. In understanding alcoholism and your alcoholic loved one, you can come to a place of peace and love for yourself and for your alcoholic loved one, and ultimately win the battle of addiction. Whether you are new to addiction and recovery, an Adult Child of an Alcoholic, or have an alcoholic spouse, this book will help you embrace your own recovery and uncover the meaning of sobriety. Inside this book, you will not only read facts about alcoholism, but you will also experience stories from six recovering alcoholics that are candid, upfront, honest and telling. These stories are designed to help you better understand your alcoholic loved one and the nature of alcoholism.

Daily Reflections

Daily Reflections
Author: A a,Aa World Services Inc
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2017-07-27
Genre: Self-Help
ISBN: 1684113717

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This is a book of reflections by A.A. members for A.A. members. It was first published in 1990 to fulfill a long-felt need within the Fellowship for a collection of reflections that moves through the calendar year--one day at a time. Each page contains a reflection on a quotation from A.A. Conference-approved literature, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, As Bill Sees It and other books. These reflections were submitted by members of the A.A. Fellowship who were not professional writers, nor did they speak for A.A. but only for themselves, from their own experiences in sobriety. Thus the book offers sharing, day by day, from a broad cross section of members, which focuses on the Three Legacies of Alcoholics Anonymous: Recovery, Unity and Service. Daily Reflections has proved to be a popular book that aids individuals in their practice of daily meditation and provides inspiration to group discussions even as it presents an introduction for some to A.A. literature as a whole.

The Cure for Alcoholism

The Cure for Alcoholism
Author: Roy Eskapa
Publsiher: BenBella Books
Total Pages: 344
Release: 2012-10-23
Genre: Psychology
ISBN: 9781937856137

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Finally, there is a cure for alcoholism. This is the first step. Featuring new and updated information and studies, including an introduction by actress Claudia Christian, the second edition of The Cure for Alcoholism delivers exactly what millions of alcoholics and families of alcoholics have been hoping for: a painless, dignified, and medically proven cure for their addiction. Backed by 82 clinical trials and research that extends back to 1964, The Sinclair Method deploys an opiate-blocking medication in a very specific way—in combination with ongoing drinking—to extinguish the addictive "software" in the brain. The de-addiction process rolls back the addictive mechanism in the brain to its original pre-addicted state—before the first drink was consumed, making this program an actual cure for alcoholism. Drs. Roy Eskapa and David Sinclair of The Sinclair Method have put together a sound scientific book that proves that with this particular method, alcoholism can be cured in more than 78 percent of patients. What's more, the treatment avoids the dangerous withdrawal symptoms, allowing patients to detox gradually and safely while they are still drinking. This removes the need for expensive and unpleasant inpatient rehabilitation programs. Actual drinking levels and cravings automatically decrease until control over alcohol is restored. The bottom line is that patients can control their drinking or stop altogether with the simple yet powerful process outlined in The Cure for Alcoholism. Including a new introduction by actress Claudia Christian about The Sinclair Method's impact on her life, updated trial information, and a letter explaining the treatment that can be given to doctors by patients, The Cure for Alcoholism is a revolutionary book for anyone who wants to gain control over drinking.

Wishes and Worries

Wishes and Worries
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Tundra Books (NY)
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2011
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN: 9781770492387

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When Maggie's father's drinking becomes out of hand, it affects the entire family, especially Maggie, in a book that discusses the family problems alcoholism can cause and the ways children can cope with an alcoholic family member.

The 10 Day Alcohol Detox Plan

The 10 Day Alcohol Detox Plan
Author: Lewis David
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2019-11-18
Genre: Self-Help
ISBN: 9182736450XXX

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Do you want to take a break from alcohol easily and safely? When you stop drinking, it takes up to 10 days for the alcohol to completely leave your system. It’s a tricky time. You get cravings and your thinking becomes emotional. Most people struggle in the early days. But now there’s a modern, scientific solution. The 10-Day Alcohol Detox Plan walks you through the detox period painlessly and explains everything you need to carry on to your personal sobriety goal, whether short-term or long-term. Written in an engaging and informative way, the 10-Day Alcohol Detox Plan is practical and easy to follow. There’s no doom and gloom or going to meetings. It just does the job, and is suitable for anyone: If you want to try a sober break from alcohol If you want to stop drinking to help fitness or weight-loss If you need to give up alcohol for health reasons If you’ve simply had enough and want to quit drinking for good The author is a therapist working in public health who has helped countless drinkers to quit alcohol, and is the author of the bestseller “Alcohol and You: How to Control and Stop Drinking” and "Mindfulness for Alcohol Recovery". Order this book today and find a better way.