By CJ Lyons
A gripping behind-the-scenes drama of 4 ladies who face existence and dying on a daily basis On her first day at Pittsburgh's Angels of Mercy clinical middle, L.A.-transplant Lydia Fiore, the recent ER attending surgeon, loses a sufferer: the executive of Surgery's son. Now, to avoid wasting her occupation, Lydia needs to detect the reality in the back of her patient's loss of life, at the same time it leads her into unfamiliar-and risky-territory. at the very least she's now not by myself. there is med scholar Amanda, a candy Southern belle with difficulties of her personal; Gina, a resident with a chip on her shoulder; and Nora, the no-nonsense cost nurse with a funky head yet a fiery mood. let alone the paramedic who'd wish to try his bedside demeanour on Lydia.
By Judith A. Wilson C.A.P.
Early restoration is a annoying time. it might probably even be complicated due to the surprising phrases and words which are conventional in restoration teams. prepared alphabetically, the addictionary is a finished source that defines enormous quantities of restoration phrases. The authors offer transparent, in-depth definitions that demystify the language of restoration, handle quite a few restoration matters, and concentrate on addictions to medicinal drugs, alcohol, playing, nutrients, intercourse, and codependency. specific good points contain definitions grouped by means of issues and a listing of restoration teams and firms.
By David W. Springer, Allen Rubin
State of the art, empirical aid for the treatmentof substance abusePart of the Clinician's consultant to Evidence-Based perform sequence, Substance Abuse remedy for adolescence and Adults offers busy psychological healthiness practitioners with special, step by step advice for imposing scientific interventions which are supported via the newest medical evidence.Edited by means of well known educators David W. Springer and Allen Rubin, this thorough but sensible reference attracts on a roster of specialists and researchers within the box who've assembled cutting-edge wisdom into this well-rounded consultant. each one bankruptcy serves as a practitioner-focused how-to consultant and covers interventions that experience the easiest empirical aid for treating substance abuse difficulties, together with: family members habit treatment for substance abuse and linked difficulties Motivational interviewing challenge fixing and social abilities education Adolescent neighborhood reinforcement technique (A-CRA) Cognitive behavioral coping talents treatment for adults looking defense remedy for consumers with PTSD and substance abuse Easy-to-use and obtainable in tone, Substance Abuse remedy for adolescence and Adults is an imperative source for practitioners who want to enforce evidence-based, compassionate, potent interventions of their care of substance-abusing consumers.
By Jeremy Agnew
This booklet explores the function and impression of drink and medication (primarily opium) within the previous West, which for this e-book is taken into account to be the USA west of the Mississippi from the California gold rush of the 1840s to the ultimate of the Western Frontier in approximately 1900. this era was once the 1st time in American heritage that heavy ingesting and drug abuse turned a huge social quandary. ingesting used to be thought of to be an accredited pursuit for males on the time. Smoking opium used to be thought of to be deviant and linked to teams at the fringes of mainstream society, yet opium use and habit by means of ladies was once standard. This publication offers the heritage of either ingredients and the way their use unfold around the West, first and foremost for medicinal purposes--but how overuse and abuse resulted in the Temperance move and at last to nationwide Prohibition. This ebook stories the old truth of alcohol and opium use within the outdated West with out bias.
Like many alcoholics and addicts, while John R. all started his restoration at age seventeen, he was once given an enormous ebook. in the beginning he was once reluctant to plow through the old fashioned language and the tales approximately humans he did not imagine he may possibly relate to. yet, over the years, he discovered that how you can get sober--and to stick sober--is to benefit from those that have long gone sooner than us. And so he learn Alcoholics Anonymous and took step one towards altering his existence.
Today, with greater than 20 years of sobriety, John is a teenager chemical dependency counselor, displaying addicts how the middle messages of AA are as strong and suitable to them as they've been to the thousands of others who've gotten support for habit through the years. With The 12 Steps Unplugged, he makes the Twelve Steps obtainable to we all.
In this straightforward and infrequently humorous consultant, he translates the philosophies and tales of the large booklet in undemanding language that speaks to standard humans. John will...
By Joe Putignano
Follow the writer as he is going on a harrowing trip from the U.S. Olympic education heart to homeless shelters to taking pictures heroin at the activity to being declared useless. This tale is going past habit. it's in regards to the fragility and tenacity of the human spirit and the way that spirit can redeem each certainly one of us by means of supporting to push us during the darkness, no matter if the darkness is from dying, divorce, or the disorder of addiction.
Acrobaddict is a narrative in regards to the shut dating among athletics and drug addiction—how an identical power, obsession, and commitment that may create an Olympic athlete may also create a homeless drug addict.
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (Starred overview) After studying former Olympic gymnastics hopeful Putignano's sinister but intoxicating memoir of habit, restoration, and extra dependancy, you finish up feeling like considered one of his closest associates. The first-time writer, who now portrays Crystal guy in Cirque du Soleil's touring production...
By Icon Health Publications
This ebook has been created for sufferers who've made up our minds to make schooling and examine an essential component of the therapy method. even though it additionally provides info worthy to medical professionals, caregivers and different overall healthiness pros, it tells sufferers the place and the way to appear for info protecting nearly all themes on the topic of cocaine dependence (also cocaine; cocaine abuse; cocaine dependancy; cocaine hydrochloride abuse; cocaine hydrochloride habit; cocaine hydrochloride dependence), from the necessities to the main complicated parts of analysis. The name of this publication contains the notice reliable. This displays the truth that the sourcebook attracts from public, educational, govt, and peer-reviewed examine. chosen readings from numerous companies are reproduced to provide you the various newest reputable info to be had thus far on cocaine dependence. Given sufferers' expanding sophistication in utilizing the net, considerable references to trustworthy Internet-based assets are supplied all through this sourcebook. the place attainable, suggestions is supplied on how you can receive free-of-charge, fundamental learn effects in addition to extra exact details through the web. booklet and digital models of this sourcebook are absolutely interactive with all the websites pointed out (clicking on a link instantly opens your browser to the positioning indicated). Hard-copy clients of this sourcebook can sort pointed out net addresses at once into their browsers to acquire entry to the corresponding websites. as well as broad references available through the net, chapters comprise glossaries of technical or unusual phrases.
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It truly is 3:30 a.m. and Kevin remains to be on-line, absorbed in pornographic pictures flashing throughout his video display, and looking out for extra. Hours in the past he tucked his childrens into mattress and acknowledged solid evening to his spouse, backing out to the pc to "finish up a few work." even if his overdue evening ritual leaves Kevin ashamed and exhausted, he's too embarassed and guild-ridden to hunt aid. He tells himself that nobody could comprehend besides. nameless and available, the net deals an captivating area for compulsive sexual habit. Destroyed marriages, occupation loss, and fiscal wreck are universal results. Revealing how determined existence can develop into for somebody hooked on on-line intercourse, within the Shadows of the internet brings wish and therapeutic to mena dn ladies suffering to appreciate and triumph over this compulsive habit. Drawing on their collective scientific services in addition to present examine, the authors equip readers with particular recommendations for spotting and convalescing from compulsive on-line sexual habit. "A important street map for figuring out and therapeutic cybersex addictions." Windy Maltz, M.S.W., writer, The Sexual therapeutic trip, and coauthor, inner most ideas "In the Shadows of the internet shines a hopeful mild at the darkish facet of our on-line world. it truly is absolute to turn into a valued source in facing a brand new frontier of addictive disorders.Kenneth M. Adams, Ph.D., scientific Psychologist, and writer Silently Seduced "The authors current a favorable and powerful method of facing cybersex, a rapidsly expanding challenge. within the Shadows of the internet is bound to turn into a vintage in its field." Gary Blanchard, B.A., A.A.C., dependancy Counselor, and writer, The optimistic direction of restoration "Very robust. within the Shadows of the internet comes at a time whilst the necessity is excellent for knowing and exploring cybersex therapy possibiliites. at the present time net pornography is extra strong than Viagra for lots of folks. I shall certainly suggest this ebook to my patients." Ralph H. Earle, M.Div., Ph.D., Prseident, mental Counseling companies, Ltd., coauthor, Lonely for all time.
By Drew Pinsky
American citizens, it kind of feels, have a heritage of self-medicating for ache. The excessive profile and more and more common instances of prescription ache drugs abuse that we are seeing this day function the most recent bankruptcy in America's long-standing love/hate courting with painkilling medicinal drugs. during this attention-grabbing, informative, and well timed ebook, Dr. Drew Pinsky and different major specialists within the fields of dependancy and restoration speak about why americans are utilizing medications corresponding to OxyContin and Vicodin, how American's used and abused different painkillers some time past, what makes a few humans susceptible to dependancy, and the way to get aid for your self or a loved one in difficulty with medicinal drugs.
By Richmond Walker
The 7 issues of Alcoholics nameless is the ultimate paintings of Richmond Walker, writer of the best-selling loved booklet Twenty-Four Hours an afternoon. This publication is the summation of Walker's wisdom at the perform and basics of 12 Step restoration. themes comprise and evaluation and heritage of A. A. , the character of alcoholism and restoration, the 12 Step method and fellowship, give up, personality defects, amends, residing in the future at a Time, and sharing.