Synopses & Reviews
This guide is for the family members of someone trying to overcome an addiction. The book teaches how to sustain supportive relationships with the recovering addict without undermining the focus and determination he or she needs to beat addiction and build a healthy life.
Successful recovery from drug and alcohol addiction is a harrowing journey for the addict and his or her family. Written by specialists and based on the latest research, this book offers families specific tasks for each stage of recovery, along with helpful progress charts and practical exercises.
Written by two specialists and based on the latest research, this book teaches family members how to sustain their relationships during a loved one's recovery from addiction and offers families specific tasks for each stage of recovery, helpful progress charts, and practical exercises.
About the Author
Stephanie Brown, PhD, is director of the Addictions Institute and codirector of the Family Recovery Project of the Mental Research Institute. She lives in Menlo Park, CA.Virginia M. Lewis, PhD, is a psychologist in private practice and senior research fellow and codirector of the Family Recovery Project at the Mental Research Institute. She lives in Palo Alto, CA.
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