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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!
Bestselling author and therapist Jerry Dorsman presents up-to-the-minute information on each type of modern drug and offers expertise based on his extensive clinical experience treating drug-addicted individuals.
About the Author
is a certified addictions counselor in private practice in Elkton, Maryland. He also works at a mental health clinic in Maryland providing addictions counseling to individuals who have mental health disorders in combination with drug and alcohol problems. Jerry is the author of two books on addictions and numerous published articles. Most of his articles have been on self-help topics such as overcoming addictions, improving health, and managing stress.
For more about this author, see http://self-renewal.com/about-us-contact-info/.
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