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By Bonnie Buxton. 2004
Recounts the author's struggles to raise an adopted daughter whom she didn't realize was afflicted with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder… (FASD). Also offers guidance to parents who have children with FASD. Some strong language and descriptions of violence. 2004.
Examines the history, dangers, and increasing appeal of cocaine in America. The author describes in great detail the drug's effects… on the body, especially with regard to the brain. Junior and Senior High.1986.
By Thomas De Quincey, Alethea Hayter. 1971
As we understood: a collection of spiritual insights by Al-Anon and Alateen members (Al-anon Ser. #Vol. 11)
By Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. Staff. 1985
By David Sheff. 2007
Before meth, Sheff's son, Nic, was a varsity athlete, honour student, and award-winning journalist. After meth, he was a trembling… wraith who stole money from his eight-year-old brother and lived on the streets. Sheff traces the first warning signs, the attempts at rehabilitation, and, at last, the way past addiction. He shows us that, whatever an addict's fate, the rest of the family must care for one another, too, lest they become addicted to addiction. Bestseller. 2008, c2007.
By Samantha Harrington-Lowe. 2008
True alcoholism is one of the most destructive conditions possible for a family, causing disruption, sadness, violence and even financial… ruin. With the right determination and support, there are ways to beat it. Packed with practical advice and the latest information, this book finds solutions to alcoholism, binge drinking and other forms of alcohol abuse. Its easy-to-read style takes you step by step through diagnosing the problem; understanding its physical effects; breaking behavioural patterns and getting treatment. Support for children with alcoholic parents and guidance for those living with an alcoholic is also included. 2008.
By James Frey. 2005
Memoir by a recovering alcoholic and drug addict, whose parents checked him into a Minnesota rehabilitation clinic as a last-step… measure when he was twenty-three. Discusses his experiences there, including treatment methods he accepted and rejected to regain sobriety. This recording includes the publisher's and author's notes issued in response to the controversy over the accuracy of the book. Strong language. Bestseller. 2005.
By Emma Haughton. 1998
Looks at the place of alcoholic drinks in cultures around the world and seeks to examine the many social and… moral issues surrounding it. Includes questions such as "What is alcohol and what happens to your body when you drink it?" and "Why do so many people abuse alcohol, and what are the effects?"
By Insoo Kim Berg, Scott D Miller. 1998
By Matthew Collin, John Godfrey. 1997
"Altered state" tracks the development of Ecstasy culture from its roots in the psychedelic underground and gay disco movements of… America in the '70s, through the utopian frenzy of acid house and the illegal rave spectaculars of the late '80s, to the ultimate creation of a mass drug culture in '90s Britain. It pulls together the disparate threads of an extraordinary tale populated by a cast of flamboyant characters.
By Leslie Jamison. 2018
A deeply personal and seamless blend of memoir, cultural history, literary criticism, and journalistic reportage, Leslie Jamison deftly excavates the… stories we tell about addiction and examines what we want these stories to do, and what happens when they fail us. 2018.
By J, Bill W.. 1996
This revision of Alcoholics Anonymous, first published in 1939, uses modern language without gender or relationship assumptions. Explains alcoholism and… AA's twelve-step method of recovery. In AA tradition, the author remains anonymous. 1996. Uniform title: Alcoholics Anonymous
By Claude Olievenstein. 1977
Touche par la misère morale que masque le recours aux drogues et par la dépendance sur laquelle il débouche, le… Dr. Olivenstein tente, par une thérapeutique originale, de sortir les toxicomanes de leur prison. 1977.
By Robert Ladouceur. 2000
By Michel Lejoyeux, Jean Adès. 2001
By Leon Dash. 1996
The story of Rosa Lee Cunningham and her large extended family who, daily, battle survival in the grim housing projects… of Washington, D.C. Washington Post reporter Leon Dash documents four years of their impoverished life, including experience with crime, drugs, and imprisonment. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning series. Strong language, some violence, and some descriptions of sex. 1996.
By Emma Haughton. 1997
Fourth edition of the basic text for Alcoholics Anonymous, commonly known as "The Big Book." Describes the recovery program and… includes a doctor's testimony and the histories of recovered alcoholics. This edition features 24 new personal stories of recovery. 2001, c1939.
By Alcoholics Anonymous. 1963
À travers des témoignages bouleversants, ce livre nous met en contact avec des gens aux prises avec le problème de… l'alcool. Expliquant le pourquoi du mouvement des A.A., il montre la voie de la sérénité et de la foi en dieu. 1963.
Alcoholics Anonymous: the story of how many thousands of men and women have recovered from alcoholism
By Alcoholics Anonymous. 1995
Third edition of the basic text for Alcoholics Anonymous, commonly known as "The Big Book." Describes the recovery program and… includes a doctor's testimony and the personal histories of forty-four recovered alcoholics. 1995.