- Used Books
- Staff Picks
- Gifts & Gift Cards
- Sell Books
- Stores & Events
- Let's Talk Books
Special Offers see all
More at Powell's
Recently Viewed clear list
This item may be
Check for Availability
This title in other editions
How to Quit Drugs for Good: A Complete Self-Help Guideby Jerry Dorsman
Synopses & Reviews
Free Yourself from Addiction
Quitting drugs may be the best thing you can do for yourself and your loved ones. But it can also be the toughest challenge of your life. This book can help. Jerry Dorsman, author of the acclaimed How to Quit Drinking Without AA and a respected therapist who specializes in addiction recovery, has helped thousands of people quit drugs and get on with their lives. In How to Quit Drugs for Good, Dorsman helps you find the best approach to beating any drug habit—from barbiturates and prescription drugs to marijuana, cocaine, and heroin. Through a series of self-discovery exercises, worksheets, and checklists, you will learn how to:
·Determine if you have a drug problem
·Examine your individual reasons for using drugs
·Decide when and how you want to quit
·Develop your own treatment plan
·Choose the techniques that will work for you
·Create your own success
·And much, much more!
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Provides self-discovery exercises, worksheets, and checklists to help readers determine if they have a drug problem, decide how to quit using drugs, and develop a treatment plan
About the Author
Jerry Dorsman counsels individuals with drug and alcohol problems and is the author of numerous articles on the subject of alcoholism. He is an active member of the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors.
Table of Contents
Introduction: How This Book Can Help
Part One: What Do Drugs Mean to You?
1. Drugs of Abuse
2. A New View of Drug Addiction
3. Do You Have a Problem with Drugs?
4. Are the Benefits Worth the Problems?
Part Two: Planning Your Own Personal Approach to Quitting
5. What About Narcotics Anonymous (NA)?
6. How to Break a Habit
7. Healing Through Diet
8. Building Inner Strength
9. 30 Additional Ways to Renew Yourself
Part Three: Quitting and Making It Work for You
10. Okay, Pick a Day
11. Getting a Successful Start
12. 15 Common Problems and How to Solve Them
13. Enjoying the Benefits of Not Using
14. Inspirations to Help Make Quitting Easy
15. Making Your Life a Success
Bibliography and Recommended Reading
About the Author
What Our Readers Are Saying
Health and Self-Help » Recovery and Addiction » Drug and Alcohol Addiction