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Undoing Drugs: The Untold Story of Harm Reduction and the Future of Addiction by Maia Szalavitz.

In a spellbinding narrative rooted in an urgent call to action, Undoing Drugs tells the story of how a small group of committed people changed the world, illuminating the power of a great idea. It illustrates how hard it can be to take on widely accepted conventional wisdom—and what is necessary to overcome this resistance. It is also about how personal, direct human connection and kindness can inspire profound transformation. Ultimately, Undoing Drugs offers a path forward—revolutionizing not only the treatment of addiction, but also our treatment of behavioral and societal issues.

 

Beautiful boy : a father's journey through his son's addiction / David Sheff.

 

From as early as grade school, the world seemed to be on Nic Sheff's string. Bright and athletic, he excelled in any setting and appeared destined for greatness. Yet as childhood exuberance faded into teenage angst, the precocious boy found himself going down a much different path. Seduced by the illicit world of drugs and alcohol, he quickly found himself caught in the clutches of addiction. Beautiful Boy is Nic's story, but from the perspective of his father.

Addictions, substance abuse & alcoholism / editor, Paul Moglia, Ph.D.

Hot on the trail of a North Korean looking to sell sensitive US intelligence to the Syrian regime, Pike Logan and the Taskforce stumble upon something much graver: the sale of a lethal substance called Red Mercury. Unbeknownst to the Taskforce, the Syrians plan to use the weapon of mass destruction against American and Kurdish forces, and blame the attack on terrorists, causing western nations to reassess their participation in the murky cauldron of the Syrian civil war.

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Adams, Taite, Opiate Addiction -The Painkiller Addiction Epidemic, Heroin Addiction and the Way Out, Rapid Response Press, 2013.

Berger, Allen,12 Stupid Things That Mess Up Recovery: Avoiding Relapse through Self-Awareness and Right Action, Center City, MN: Hazelden, 2008.

Conyers, Beverly, Addict in The Family: Stories of Loss, Hope, and Recovery, Center City, MN: Hazelden, 2003.

Dodes, L. & Lance M., The Heart of Addiction: A New Approach to Understanding and Managing Alcoholism and Other Addictive Behaviors, New York, NY: William Morrow Paperbacks, 2002.

Jay, Debra, No More Letting Go: The Spirituality of Taking Action Against Alcoholism and Drug Addiction, New York City: Bantam Books, 2006.

Jay, Jeff & Debra, Love First: A Family's Guide to Intervention, Center City, MN: Hazelden, 2008.

Khantzian, Edward J. and Mark J. Albanese, Understanding Addiction as Self Medication: Finding Hope Behind the Pain, Blue Ridge Summit, PA: Rowman & Littlefield, 2008.

Larsen, Ernie, Stage II Recovery: Life Beyond Addiction, San Francisco, CA: Harper One, 2009.

Lewis, Marc, The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction Is Not a Disease, New York, NY: Public Affairs, 2015.

Mate, Gabor, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction, Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books, 2010.

Melemis, Steven M., I Want to Change My Life: How to Overcome Anxiety, Depression and Addiction, Toronto, ON: Modern Therapies, 2010.

Nakken, Craig, The Addictive Personality: Understanding the Addictive Process and Compulsive Behavior, Center City, MN: Hazelden, 1996.

Peltz, Lawrence, The Mindful Path to Addiction Recovery: A Practical Guide to Regaining Control over Your Life, Boston, MA: Trumpeter, 2013.

Rubin, Charles, Don’t Let Your Kids Kill You: A Guide for Parents of Drug and Alcohol Addicted Children, Leinster, Ireland: New Century Publishers, 2007.

Sandor, Richard, Thinking Simply About Addiction: A Handbook for Recovery, New York, NY: Penguin, 2009.

Spiegelman, Erica, Rewired: a bold new approach to addiction and recovery, Hobart, NY: Hatherleigh Press, 2015.

Urschel, Harold, Healing the Addicted Brain: The Revolutionary, Science-Based Alcoholism and Addiction Recovery Program, Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks, 2009.

W., Georgia, Don’t Let the Bastards Grind You Down: 50 Things Every Alcoholic and Addict in Early Recovery Should Know, or How to Stay Clean and Sober, Recovery from Addiction and Substance Abuse, Denver, CO: Ornery Tiger Press, 2009.

Williams, Rebecca E. & Julie Kraft, The Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction: A Guide to Coping with the Grief, Stress and Anger that Trigger Addictive Behaviors, Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 2001