Addict In The Family

Author : Beverly Conyers
ISBN : 9781592857555
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 57.41 MB
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Helps families who have a loved one suffering from an addiction learn important lessons on loving, detachment, intervention, and self-care. Witnessing the addiction of a family member or loved one is a heart-rending experience. But hope can prevail, as shown in this compelling revised and updated book. In Addict in the Family, the gripping stories of fathers, mothers, sons, and daughters of addicts offer important lessons on loving, detachment, intervention, and self care.
Category: Family & Relationships

Everything Changes

Author : Beverly Conyers
ISBN : 9781592858330
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 78.94 MB
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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. 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.Everything Changes assuages fears and uncertainty by teaching loved ones of newly recovering addicts how to navigate the often-tumultuous early months of recovery. 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. She outlines the physical and psychological changes that recovering addicts go through, and offers practical tools to help family members and friends:build a fresh, rewarding relationship with the addictbe supportive without setting themselves up for disappointmentavoid enabling destructive behaviorset and maintain boundariescope with relapsedeal with the practicalities of sober living, such as helping the addict find a job and deal with the stigma of addiction.
Category: Self-Help

The Recovering Heart

Author : Beverly Conyers
ISBN : 9781616494971
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 69.17 MB
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Beverly Conyers, a prominent voice in recovery, uses personal stories and informed insight to guide you in achieving emotional sobriety by addressing behaviors and feelings unique to the female recovery experience. Your old, destructive lifestyle is fading into the past and now you are a woman in recovery. What an amazing gift you've given yourself. So why aren't you happier? As sobriety takes hold and your head starts to clear, a wide range of emotions can begin to emerge--feelings that until now you've "medicated" with chemicals. Yet to stay sober, and to grow and flourish as a person, you must engage in healing and take responsibility for these long-neglected emotions.Beverly Conyers, a prominent voice in recovery, uses personal stories and informed insight to guide you in achieving emotional sobriety by addressing behaviors and feelings unique to the female experience. Learn how to develop the inner resiliency to face and process difficult, buried emotions--such as shame, grief, fear, and anger--while freeing the positive feelings of self-worth, independence, and integrity. Discover how to heal your "damaged self" by improving your communication skills, expanding your capacity for intimacy and trust, and reawakening a spiritual life. As you heal your wounded heart, you can free yourself to a life of self-acceptance and lay the foundation for a rewarding and relapse-free second stage of recovery.
Category: Self-Help

Learning The Language Of Addiction Counseling

Author : Geri Miller
ISBN : 9781118721773
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 78.17 MB
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Introduces counselors, social workers, and students to the field of addiction counseling and helps them acquire the knowledge and develop the skills needed to counsel individuals who are caught in the destructive cycle of addiction. Drawing from her years of experience working in the addiction-counseling field, Geri Miller provides an engaging, balanced overview of the major theoretical foundations and clinical best practices in the field.
Category: Psychology

You Are Not Alone

Author : Dena Yohe
ISBN : 9781601428387
Genre : Religion
File Size : 60.79 MB
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You would go to the ends of the earth for your child. So, if your teenager or young adult is in the midst of crisis due to self-injury, mental illness, depression, bullying, or destructive choices, you probably feel broken, powerless, and isolated. Dena Yohe wants you to know you are not alone. You are not a bad parent. And you are going to be okay. Dena has been where you are. In You Are Not Alone, she speaks from experience as she offers healthy ways to maintain your other relationships, suggestions for responding to friends who don’t understand, and ideas for keeping up your emotional and spiritual well-being when your world feels as if it’s crashing down. It is possible to find purpose in your pain, joy beyond your fear, and hope for every tomorrow. Includes prayers, exercises, websites, and other helpful resources. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Religion

Loving Our Addicted Daughters Back To Life

Author : Linda Dahl
ISBN : 9781937612863
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 61.64 MB
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The latest information on gender-specific treatment of addiction and recovery can be found in this go-to manual for parents seeking direction to help their daughters. Step-by-step guidelines present tools for recognizing substance abuse in young women; communicating with them and their care providers; dealing with relapse and long-term recovery; and managing parental shame, guilt, fear, anger, and loving detachment. Linda Dahl is the author of six books, including Morning Glory (2012), chosen as a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. A mother of two, she currently resides in New York.
Category: Psychology

Rewriting Life Scripts

Author : Liliane Desjardins
ISBN : 9781932690972
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 32.19 MB
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"Rewriting Life Scripts" contains information, explanation, and processes for change that embrace an entire family, not just the alcoholic or drug addict. The steps outlined can bring peace of mind, forgiveness, and reconciliation.
Category: Self-Help

Resolution

Author : L. Evenor
ISBN : 1533333556
Genre :
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During a walk along a dry creek bed, L.A. Evenor's cell phone vibrated with a call that no father should receive. His 26-year-old daughter had just died of a heroin overdose. Evenor reflects on his daughter's addiction, her passing and his own recovery in essays accompanied by colorful musical illustrations. By turns raw and reasoned, Resolution is an authentic read that can help loved ones of those who struggle with this disease journey from addiction and loss to hope and recovery.
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Das Schwere Los Der Leichtigkeit

Author : Portia de Rossi
ISBN : 9783864151781
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 72.20 MB
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Portia de Rossi wog nur noch 38 Kilogramm, als sie am Set einer Hollywood-Produktion zusammenbrach. Nach außen hin war sie blond, schlank und schön, glamourös und erfolgreich. Doch innerlich war sie fast tot. Sie beschreibt unaufgeregt und eindringlich, wie der Druck Hollywoods, dünn zu sein, in Kombination mit ihrer geheim gehaltenen Homosexualität dazu führte, dass sie sich in ihrer Haut nie wohlfühlte und immer tiefer in die Magersucht hineinrutschte. Das Abnehmen wurde für sie zur einzigen Möglichkeit, Macht und Kontrolle über ihr Leben zu haben, bis es zu einer Krankheit wurde, die sie beinahe tötete und ihre Familie zerstörte. In ungewöhnlich offenen, mutigen Worten erzählt de Rossi mit erzählerischem Feingefühl ihre Geschichte und lässt uns tief in ihre Seele und ihr Leben als Hollywoodstar blicken. Sie lässt uns die verquere Logik ihres täglichen Strebens nach Perfektion verstehen und die Anstrengung wertschätzen, die sie zur Überwindung ihrer Probleme aufwenden musste. Eine erschreckende und zugleich hoffnungsvolle Geschichte für alle, die auf Kriegsfuß mit sich selbst oder ihrem Körper stehen.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Trocken

Author : Augusten Burroughs
ISBN : 3499235064
Genre :
File Size : 90.45 MB
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