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A Man's Way through Relationships: Learning to Love and Be Loved

by Dan Griffin Central Recovery Press (July 28, 2014)

The first trauma-informed book focused solely on helping men in addiction recovery create and sustain healthy relationships.

Stop Sex Addiction: Real Hope, True Freedom for Sex Addicts and Partners

by Milton S Magness Central Recovery Press (March 15, 2013)

Comprehensive volume on sex addiction addressing the needs of addicts and their partners, with an emphasis on traditional family values.

It's Not About You, Except When It Is: A Field Manual For Parents of Addicted Children

by Barbara Victoria Central Recovery Press (October 16, 2012)

Straight-talking self-preservation tools and techniques for parents of addicts in or out of recovery.

Truth About Addiction and Recovery

by Stanton Peele Touchstone (June 30, 2014)

A radical new approach to recovery—using methods proven more effective than medical treatment or twelve-step programs.

Drawing on the latest research and detailed case studies, the authors expose the best-kept...

Let the Tornado Come

by Rita Zoey Chin Simon & Schuster (June 24, 2014)

Hailed as a “clear-eyed book written with poetry and compassion” by The Boston Globe, Let the Tornado Come is the “lyrical debut memoir” (Kirkus Reviews) of a runaway child, the woman she became, and...

Quit Smoking for Life: A Simple, Proven 5-Step Plan

by Suzanne Schlosberg Raymond Press (December 09, 2013)

An engaging, inspirational, evidence-based guide to quitting smoking based on the techniques used in the nation’s leading tobacco cessation program.

Clinical Work with Substance-Abusing Clients, Third Edition

by Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner The Guilford Press (December 17, 2013)

A leading professional resource and course text, this book provides practical guidance for treating clients with substance use disorders in a variety of contexts. Expert contributors present major assessment...

Confessions Of An English Opium-Eater

by Thomas de Quincey HarperTorch (January 21, 2014)

Nightmares, confessions, hallucinations, and laudanum-induced fears—Thomas De Quincey’s Confessions of an English Opium-Eater remains an influential autobiography studied by psychologists, addiction specialists,...

Behavioral Addiction: Screening, Assessment, and Treatment

by An-Pyng Sun, Larry Ashley & Lesley Dickson Central Recovery Press (February 12, 2013)

A reference manual that examines, defines, and presents behavioral addiction in a compelling discussion to practitioners, students, and general public.

Intimate Treason: Healing the Trauma for Partners Confronting Sex Addiction

by Claudia Black & Cara Tripodi Central Recovery Press (September 18, 2012)

Partners affected by sex addiction learn to develop healthy boundaries and make positive changes for themselves and their partners.

Some Assembly Required: A Balanced Approach to Recovery from Addiction and Chronic Pain

by Dan Mager Central Recovery Press (May 14, 2013)

A once-successful behavioral health professional battles addiction and chronic pain and ultimately finds recovery from both.

Controlling Your Drinking, Second Edition: Tools to Make Moderation Work for You

by William R. Miller & Ricardo F. Munoz The Guilford Press (June 28, 2013)

Interested in cutting down on your drinking without giving it up altogether? This encouraging, science-based book can help make that goal a reality. Distinguished clinician-researchers William R. Miller and...

Fifty Years in the Service of Addiction Treatment: An Evolution in Paradigm and Policy

by David E. Smith Central Recovery Press (November 01, 2012)

Addiction medicine in the US from the 1960s to 2012, when healthcare reform requires parity for addiction treatment.

Creating the Capacity for Attachment: Treating Addictions and the Alienated Self

by Karen B. Walant Jason Aronson, Inc. (August 01, 1998)

Detached, alienated people, many of them functioning with a pathologically developed false self, barely navigate life's challenges. Our cultural emphasis on autonomy and separateness has led to a retreat from...

Working with Drug and Alcohol Users: A Guide to Providing Understanding, Assessment and Support

by Tony White Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 15, 2012)

An accessible guide to providing effective support to substance users. The book uses transactional analysis to provide models for understanding substance use, assessing clients, intervention and treatment. Counseling...

Cyber Junkie

by Kevin Roberts Hazelden Publishing (August 24, 2010)

Recovering video game addict Kevin Roberts offers a step-by-step guide to recovery for those struggling with compulsive video gaming and Internet surfing.

Video gaming and Internet surfing are the top sources...

Tackling Addiction: Pathways to Recovery

by Rowdy Yates, Margaret Malloch, Alex Stevens & Brian Kidd et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 15, 2010)

This edited collection brings together the thoughts and experiences of researchers, practitioners and service users from the fields of health, addiction and criminal justice and centres on current developments...

Substance Misuse: The Implications of Research, Policy and Practice

by Joy Barlow, Jane Fountain, Donald Forrester & James Egan et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (December 15, 2009)

Substance misuse and its pervasive problems is a constant challenge for social work, health and related professionals today. It is paramount that professionals remain up-to-date on current issues and their responsibilities....

Asperger Syndrome and Alcohol: Drinking to Cope?

by Sarah Hendrickx, Matthew Tinsley & Temple Grandin Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 15, 2008)

This book exposes the unexplored problem of people with ASDs using alcohol as a coping mechanism to deal with everyday life. The authors provide an overview of ASDs and of alcohol abuse, and explore current...

Substance Abuse Treatment and the Stages of Change, Second Edition: Selecting and Planning Interventions

by Gerard J. Connors, Carlo C. DiClemente, Mary Marden Velasquez & Dennis M. Donovan The Guilford Press (December 18, 2012)

A widely adopted practitioner resource and course text, this book shows how to apply knowledge about behavior change in general -- and the stages-of-change model in particular -- to make substance abuse treatment...

Motivational Interviewing, Third Edition: Helping People Change

by William R. Miller & Stephen Rollnick The Guilford Press (October 18, 2012)

This bestselling work for professionals and students is the authoritative presentation of motivational interviewing (MI), the powerful approach to facilitating change. The book elucidates the four processes...

Harm Reduction Psychotherapy: A New Treatment for Drug and Alcohol Problems

by Andrew Tatarsky Jason Aronson, Inc. (June 10, 2007)

Harm reduction is a framework for helping drug and alcohol users who cannot or will not stop completely_the majority of users_reduce the harmful consequences of use. Harm reduction accepts that abstinence may...

Treating Addiction, Second Edition

by William R. Miller, Alyssa A. Forcehimes & Allen Zweben The Guilford Press (July 16, 2019)

This widely respected text and practitioner guide, now revised and expanded, provides a roadmap for effective clinical practice with clients with substance use disorders. Specialists and nonspecialists alike...

Introduction to Addictive Behaviors, Fifth Edition

by Dennis L. Thombs & Cynthia J. Osborn The Guilford Press (April 05, 2019)

Now revised and updated, this widely used text comprehensively reviews theories of addiction to give students and professionals a multidisciplinary foundation for clinical practice. It explores the causes and...

Addiction and the Making of Professional Careers

by Griffith Edwards & Thomas F. Babor Transaction Publishers (March 15, 2012)

The misuse of drugs continues to cause suffering and worldwide economic turmoil. In response to these problems, many have devoted their lives to preventing the misuse of mind-altering substances. Addiction and...

Ready to Heal: Breaking Free of Addictive Relationships

by Kelly PhD McDaniel & Sarah Boggs Gentle Path Press (September 06, 2012)

It's no surprise that our culture is addicted to "love". The sappy love songs, the enticing ads for romantic getaways and the desire to be cherished by a special someone will never lose their appeal. But for...

Redemption and Recovery: Further Parallels of Religion and Science in Addiction Treatment

by Daniel E. Hood Transaction Publishers (December 31, 2011)

Redemption and Recovery continues the ethnographic comparison of two faith-based and science-based drug programs begun in the author's previous works, Addiction Treatment. These stories include the direct accounts...

In My Skin

by Kate Holden Arcade (October 21, 2011)

This is the frank, harrowing, and true story of one young woman’s descent into addiction and prostitution, and the long arduous struggle to reclaim her life. A shy, bookish college graduate, a nice girl from...


by John Halpern & David Blistein Hachette Books (August 13, 2019)

From a psychiatrist on the frontlines of addiction medicine -- the former medical director of the Boston Center for Addiction Treatment and former director of the Laboratory for Integrative Psychiatry at the...

Addiction in the Lives of Registered Nurses and Their Wake-Up Jolt to Recovery

by Carol Stanford Hamilton Books (October 15, 2018)

In this age of increasing headlines about drug addiction and prescription drug abuse, this book is a timely revelation of how the nursing profession is also impacted by substance abuse. It allows nurses, who...

Group Cognitive Therapy for Addictions

by Amy Wenzel, Bruce S. Liese, Aaron T. Beck & Dara G. Friedman-Wheeler The Guilford Press (July 27, 2012)

This pragmatic guide -- from a team of experts including cognitive therapy originator Aaron T. Beck -- describes how to implement proven cognitive and behavioral addiction treatment strategies in a group format....

Tony 10

by Tony O'Reilly & Declan Lynch Gill Books (March 02, 2018)

Tony 10 was the online betting username of Tony O’Reilly, the postman who became front-page news in 2011 after he stole €1.75 million from An Post while he was a branch manager in Gorey. He used the money...

While You Were Drinking

by Lydia Bird SheBooks (June 01, 2014)

What can a daughter do when the mother she loves is bent on destroying herself? With lyricism and honesty, memoirist Lydia Bird chronicles the unlikely course of her mother’s alcoholism—and the power and...

Off the Rails

by Susa Burrowes She Writes Press (August 21, 2018)

Fifteen-year-old Hannah was a privileged young girl with a promising future, but that didn’t stop her from sliding into an abyss of sex, drugs, alcohol, and other high-risk behaviors. Off the Rails narrates...

Addiction and Change, Second Edition: How Addictions Develop and Addicted People Recover

by Carlo C. DiClemente The Guilford Press (December 04, 2017)

Not everyone who experiments with substance use or risky behavior becomes addicted, and many who are addicted have been able to recover. This authoritative book, now revised and updated, has given tens of thousands...


by Beth Macy Little, Brown and Company (August 07, 2018)

From the author of the New York Times bestseller Factory Man, the untold story of America's opioid epidemic

In the worst drug epidemic in American history, nothing is as it first appears. The most dangerous...


by Ingrid Walker University of Washington Press (October 11, 2017)

Whether drinking Red Bull, relieving chronic pain with oxycodone, or experimenting with Ecstasy, Americans participate in a culture of self-medication, using psychoactive substances to enhance or manage our...

The Choice

by Philly McMahon Gill Books (October 13, 2017)

When Dublin footballer Philly McMahon lost his older brother John in 2012, it brought to an end a painful decade, during which John had slipped from the family circle into a deteriorating cycle of addiction....

Under the Weather – Coping with Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

by John G. Cooney Gill Books (November 01, 2002)

‘A very practical and forthright book.’

Professor Anthony Clare

The abuse of alcohol and alcoholism are among the most corrosive and devastating features of modern societies. The incidence of broken lives...

Surpassing the Shame

by Daniel P. Kennedy, Kathy Vader & Connie Anderson Kathy Vader (September 21, 2017)

Daniel is gay, bi-polar, HIV positive, and has substance abuse issues. If you know a person with some or all of these various diagnoses, each one must be treated separately, but also as part of the whole person....

I'm Just Happy to Be Here

by Janelle Hanchett Hachette Books (May 01, 2018)

From the creator of the blog "Renegade Mothering," Janelle Hanchett's forthright, darkly funny, and ultimately empowering memoir chronicling her tumultuous journey from young motherhood to abysmal addiction...


by Fredrick B. Norfleet Fredrick Norfleet (July 14, 2017)

DISRUPT: THE PROCESS OF DRUG ADDICTION WILL TRANSFORM YOUR LIFE. Drug addiction is a process, consequently, when the process of addiction is disrupted benefits flourish. Moreover, just by opening the pages of...

Something For The Weekend

by James Wharton Biteback Publishing (July 31, 2017)

After spending ten years in the army, James Wharton enters civilian life and settles in the idyllic English countryside with his husband and two dogs, in what seems to be a perfect fairy-tale ending.

But only...

Overcoming Problem Gambling

by Philip Mawer Sheldon Press (March 29, 2012)

Problem gambling is a significant issue in the UK where the number of gambling addicts is estimated to be around 250,000, according to the Gambling Commission's British Gambling Prevalence Survey 2007. It affects...

Over the Influence, Second Edition: The Harm Reduction Guide to Controlling Your Drug and Alcohol Use

by Patt Denning & Jeannie Little The Guilford Press (June 19, 2017)

"Just say no" just doesn't work for everyone. If you've tried to quit and failed, simply want to cut down, or wish to work toward sobriety gradually, join the many thousands of readers who have turned to this...

Clearing the Haze

by M. D. Thurstone & Christine Tatum Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 02, 2015)

Often it is difficult for parents to recognize when their child is abusing alcohol, using illegal drugs, or in trouble with other substances that are hazardous to their health, safety, and wellbeing. Clearing...

Love Addiction

by Ph.D. Martha R. Bireda Blue Ocean Press (May 02, 2017)

Tired of unhappy relationships? Do you feel you always choose the wrong person? Do you feel disrespected in the relationship? Are you unable to leave the relationship even though you are unhappy? Then Love Addiction:...

Unspoken Legacy

by Claudia Black Central Recovery Press (December 22, 2017)

Acute trauma and addictive disorders are often a result of psychological injuries experienced as a child while typically producing long-term and harmful generational consequences on loved ones and other family...

When the Servant Becomes the Master

by Jason Z.W. Powers Central Recovery Press (January 12, 2018)

Dr. Jason Powers has fully updated and revised his myth-busting compendium with contemporary neuroscience and state-of-the-art information. In addition to knowledge gained from his own practice, Dr. Powers includes...

Ethnocultural Factors in Substance Abuse Treatment

by Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner The Guilford Press (April 23, 2012)

This book presents a culturally informed framework for understanding and treating substance abuse problems. From expert contributors, chapters cover specific ethnocultural groups in the United States, including...