This is a straightforward, rich resource for anyone who lives with, and loves, an addict. Publishers weekly Everyone suffers when there’s an addict in the family. Addict in the house a No Nonsense Family Guide Through Addiction and Recovery. You’ll learn how to encourage your addicted loved one to get help without forcing it, and finally find the strength to let go of codependence.
Addict in the House: A No-Nonsense Family Guide Through Addiction and Recovery #ad - With this revealing and straightforward book, cope with the emotional hurdles of having an addicted family member, you’ll have the support you need to take an honest look at how addiction has affected the family, create and maintain firm boundaries, and make informed decisions about how to best help your loved one.
. Written by an expert in alcohol and drug addiction and recovery, this no-nonsense guide will help you understand the causes of addiction, support your loved one’s recovery, end enabling behaviors, and learn how to cope with relapses. If you’re the family member of an addict, you may feel confused, guilty, and scared of doing the wrong thing.
Everything Changes: Help for Families of Newly Recovering AddictsHazelden Publishing #ad - Everything changes assuages fears and uncertainty by teaching loved ones of newly recovering addicts how to navigate the often-tumultuous early months of recovery. Family members and friends often find themselves unsure of how to weather such a dramatic turn, as the rules and routines of their relationships no longer pertain.
Used book in Good Condition. She outlines the physical and psychological changes that recovering addicts go through, rewarding relationship with the addict be supportive without setting themselves up for disappointment avoid enabling destructive behavior set and maintain boundaries cope with relapse deal with the practicalities of sober living, and offers practical tools to help family members and friends: build a fresh, such as helping the addict find a job and deal with the stigma of addiction.
Everything Changes: Help for Families of Newly Recovering Addicts #ad - Beverly conyers, author of the acclaimed Addict in the Family, again shares the hope and knowledge that she gained as a parent of a recovering addict by focusing on the aftermath of addiction. A compassionate, user-friendly handbook for family and friends navigating the many challenges that come with a loved one's new-found sobriety.
A relative or friend has finally taken those tentative first steps toward sobriety. With the relief of this life-changing course of action comes a new and difficult set of challenges for recovering addicts and those who love them.
Addict in the Family: Stories of Loss, Hope, and RecoveryHazelden Publishing #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The book helped me get through interminable nights when I was terrified that his addiction would take his life. In addict in the family, and compelling personal stories from others to explain what families should know about substance abuse, experience, interventions, Conyers draws on research, relapse, and more.
Revised and updated in 2015, anxiety, this classic recovery book is for anyone who has experienced the shame, sleepless nights, and physical illness that often stem from loving someone who is struggling with addiction. It offered a path to healing. David sheff, now a major motion picture with years of experience struggling with her daughter’s addiction and recovery, author of Beautiful Boy, Beverly Conyers has been where you are.
Addict in the Family: Stories of Loss, Hope, and Recovery #ad - Although families can’t cure a loved one’s addiction, al Anon or Nar Anon, and find healing through therapy, spirituality, prioritize self-care, set boundaries, they can provide support without enabling, and countless other resources that show no one is alone on this journey. These stories show that, no matter what is happening with your loved one, you have the power to control your own recovery.
I realized i wasn’t alone on my hellish journey. I would not have survived without Beverly Conyers’s Addict in the Family, which provided guidance and hope. With over 75, 000 copies sold, addict in the Family is a must-have, trusted resource for anyone coping with the addiction of a family member.
Loving Someone in Recovery: The Answers You Need When Your Partner Is Recovering from Addiction The New Harbinger Loving Someone SeriesNew Harbinger Publications #ad - Based in mindfulness, increase effective communication, attachment theory, and neurobiology, establish boundaries, this book will help readers sustain emotional stability in their relationships, and take real steps toward reigniting intimacy. The material in this book is drawn from the author’s successful Conscious Couples Recovery Workshop.
This book addresses the roles that both partners play in recovery, and aims to help readers develop a new appreciation for one another and improve self-confidence and acceptance. The road to recovery is never an easy one, but by building a strong support system, the chances of success are exponentially greater.
While there are many resources available to recovering addicts, there are limited resources for the people who love them. In loving someone in recovery, therapist Beverly Berg offers powerful tools for the partners of recovering addicts. During the recovery period, couples often struggle with overcoming feelings of betrayal and frustration, and may have a hard time rebuilding trust and closeness.
Loving Someone in Recovery: The Answers You Need When Your Partner Is Recovering from Addiction The New Harbinger Loving Someone Series #ad - With more than 25 years in the field, she has developed a unique set of exercises that address the issues faced by couples in recovery. Recovering addicts are faced with many challenges, and these challenges can often extend to their romantic partners. For more information on Berg’s work, visit consciouscouplesrecovery.
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Loving an Addict, Loving Yourself: The Top 10 Survival Tips for Loving Someone with an AddictionBeing At Choice Consultants #ad - Used book in Good Condition. This book presents a dramatically fresh approach to help you get off the roller-coaster chaos of addiction, maintain your own sanity and serenity, and live your best life. Are you feeling exasperated and helpless about your family member's addiction? are you at your wit's end, or colleague, partner, parent, friend, having tried everything you can think of to make them stop? Whether the addict in your life is your spouse, child, the key to changing this reality for yourself lies in shifting your focus from your loved one's addiction to your own self-care.
Don't Let Your Kids Kill You: A Guide for Parents of Drug and Alcohol Addicted ChildrenNew Century Publishers #ad - It is dedicated to letting parents know when it is time to start saving themselves from being dragged along to destruction as well, and to providing skills that prevent it. It includes anecdotes and quotes from parents who have had to cope with kids on drugs and/or alcohol. Don t let your Kids Kill You. This is a self-help recovery guide for parents in the devastating situation of realizing that they are powerless to stop their children from self-destruction through drug and/or alcohol abuse.
Used book in Good Condition. While showing parents how to safely distance themselves from the child's destructive patterns, it also shows how to recognize and support healthy requests for real help, if and when they come. The book relies on spiritual but practical teachings and the message is for parents to attain a healthy balance in their lives through the letting go process.
Stage II Relationships: Love Beyond AddictionPerennial Library #ad - Offers clear and practical techniques for couples and families who have faced the issue of addiction and are now striving to bring health and vitality to their relationships. Don t let your Kids Kill You. Used book in Good Condition.
Beyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People ChangeScribner #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The groundbreaking method that upends current treatment models and “offers collective hope to families of substance abusers” Kirkus Reviews, helping loved ones conquer addiction and compulsion problems through positive reinforcement and kindness—from the leaders in progressive addiction treatment in the US.
Beyond addiction goes beyond the theatrics of interventions and tough love to show family and friends how they can use kindness, positive reinforcement, and motivational and behavioral strategies to help someone change. This new approach is not only less daunting for both the substance abuser and his family, but is more effective as well.
And have hope: this guide is a life raft for parents, family, and friends—offering “reminders that although no one can make another person change, there is much that can be done to make change seem appealing and possible” Publishers Weekly. Drawing on forty collective years of research and decades of clinical experience, the authors present the best practical advice science has to offer.
Beyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People Change #ad - Don t let your Kids Kill You. Learn how to use the transformative power of relationships for positive change, guided by exercises and examples. Delivered with warmth, optimism, and humor, Beyond Addiction defines a new, empowered role for friends and family and a paradigm shift for the field. Scribner Book Company.
The Complete Family Guide to Addiction: Everything You Need to Know Now to Help Your Loved One and YourselfThe Guilford Press #ad - Why do addicts make such bad choices? how can you find and afford treatment that works--and convince your loved one to try it? Can relapse be prevented? When does being supportive cross the line to enabling? Providing science-based answers and resources, the authors cover crucial emotional, financial, and legal issues that simply aren't discussed in other books.
Don t let your Kids Kill You. Scribner Book Company. If you are struggling to help a loved one recover from addiction--and to cope with the devastating impact on the whole family--you are not alone. The more your family knows about the myths and realities of addiction, the better equipped you will be to overcome it.
The Complete Family Guide to Addiction: Everything You Need to Know Now to Help Your Loved One and Yourself #ad - Used book in Good Condition. This expertly written guide addresses the painful questions that spouses, parents, and grown children face every day. But until now, there has been no single book that gives the millions of families like yours the comprehensive, unbiased information you need.
Addictive Thinking: Understanding Self-DeceptionHazelden Publishing #ad - Don t let your Kids Kill You. Scribner Book Company. Author abraham twerski reveals how self-deceptive thought can undermine self-esteem and threaten the sobriety of a recovering individuals and offers hope to those seeking a healthy and rewarding recovery. Abnormal thinking in addiction was originally recognized by members of Alcoholics Anonymous, who coined the term "stinking thinking.
Addictive thinking often appears rational superficially, hence addicts as well as their family members are easily seduced by the attendant--and erroneous--reasoning process it can foster. Hazelden Publishing Educational Services. Ultimately, addictive Thinking offers hope to those seeking a healthy and rewarding life recovery.
Addictive Thinking: Understanding Self-Deception #ad - Used book in Good Condition. In addictive thinking, author Abraham Twerski reveals how self-deceptive thought can undermine self-esteem and threaten the sobriety of a recovering individual. This timely revision of the original classic includes updated information and research on depression and affective disorders, the relationship between addictive thinking and relapse, and the origins of addictive thought.
When Your Partner Has an Addiction: How Compassion Can Transform Your Relationship and Heal You Both in the ProcessBenBella Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. We’ve been told that staying with a partner who struggles with addictionwhether it be with drugs, alcohol, or addictive behaviorsmeans that we’re enabling their destructive behavior. Hazelden Publishing Educational Services. Don t let your Kids Kill You. Your partner’s addiction takes a toll on both of your lives.
That doesn’t mean you should turn your back on the person you love. That wanting to help them means we’re codependent, and that the best thing for both of us is to walk away from the relationship entirely. Instead, and the love you have for your partner, it makes the revolutionary claim that you, can be a key part of his or her journey to recovery.
When Your Partner Has an Addiction: How Compassion Can Transform Your Relationship and Heal You Both in the Process #ad - Together, addiction activist and bestselling author Christopher Kennedy Lawford and psychotherapist Beverly Engel, MFT, take a fresh look at addiction and codependencythe latest research on what causes them and what the two have in common. But is that true?when your partner has an Addiction challenges the idea that the best chance for recoveryfor the addict and their partneris to walk away.
Rather than treat addiction or codependency as disease or weakness, When Your Partner Has an Addiction honors the trauma and shame that often lie at their source and shows you how to use your love to combat that shame, allowing you to more effectively support your partner and heal yourself. The research proves that, while you cannot fix” your partner, you can have a positive impact on their recovery.
Whether you suffer from codependency, and whether your partner is already in recovery, When Your Partner Has an Addiction provides you with proven techniques and strategies to drastically improve your relationship and help get your partner the help he needswithout leaving and while taking care of yourself in the process.