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The Joey Song
A Mother's Story of Her Son's Addiction
The Joey Song is the poignant story of a defiant addict and the mother who won't give up on him. She finally realizes that it hurts more to hang on than to let go, and that letting go is not the same thing as giving up. Sandra Swenson beautifully orchestrates a mother's lessons of love and loss, while surviving her son's addiction.
Softcover, 200 pp
Growing Up Again Second Edition
Parenting Ourselves, Parenting Our Children
Time-tested, expert advice on parenting.
Paperback, 336 pp.
What to Do When Your Kid Needs an Entitlement Intervention
Entitlement is often confused with the word affluenza, a term used to describe the spoiledness of the very rich. But entitlement occurs across all income groups. It's a state of mind, the concept that "I deserve, even without putting in an effort." This attitude begins at home, but often our society helps reinforce it. Think of the so-called participant trophies given to all kids…
Softcover, 200 pp.
Easy Does It Mom
Parenting in Recovery
A profoundly compassionate and useful title for moms in recovery, Easy Does It, Mom provides practical information and tools any mother can implement immediately.
Parenting Strategies for Moms in Recovery
Young Sober and Free Second Edition
Experience, Strength, and Hope for Young Adults
Real teens tell the real story about getting sober and staying sober in this edgy, winning interpretation of the Twelve Steps. Author Shelly Marshall lets teens speak for themselves, while expertly augmenting their stories with discussions about time-honored Twelve Step principles.
Softcover, 168 pp.
Addict in the Family Revised
Stories of Loss, Hope, and Recovery
Gripping stories of fathers, mothers, sons, and daughters of addicts offer important lessons on loving, detachment, intervention, and self care.
Softcover, 184 pp.
Choices and Consequences Softcover
What to Do When a Teenager Uses Alcohol/Drugs
Written for parents, teachers, counselors, social workers, and clergy, Choices and Consequences is a step-by-step guide for anyone looking to stop a teenager's harmful involvement with chemicals.
Softcover, 168 pp.
Honest Meditations for Mothers with Addicted Children
In the shadows of our child's struggles with addiction, we find ourselves tending to a life for which we weren't prepared. Yet that place also holds great opportunity for personal growth. These meditations provide encouragement and understanding for those who are realizing that recovery rarely follows a neat or comfortable path. Along the way, we plant beautiful roses only to be injured by their…
Softcover, 264 pp.
Recovering My Kid
Parenting Young Adults in Treatment and Beyond
National expert Dr. Joseph Lee explains the nature of youth addiction and treatment and how families can create a safe and supportive environment for their loved ones during treatment and throughout their recovery.
Softcover, 248 pp.
An Insider's Guide to Addiction and Recovery
Addiction and recovery insider, expert, and best-selling author William Cope Moyers answers the question "Now What?" for addicts and their loved ones, every step of their journey from contemplation through intervention, treatment, and recovery.
Softcover, 208 pp.
What Went Right
Reframe Your Thinking for a Happier Now
Learn to change the self-critical stories in your mind and reframe your perception to gain the self-confidence needed to build a more fulfilling relationship, career, and social life. Through practical, easy-to-understand principles and techniques as well as real-life examples, What Went Right teaches you to recognize and intervene on self-defeating thought processes. Through these exercises, you…
Break Your Family's Cycle of Addictive Behaviors
Parents affected by addiction can enable their children's substance abuse and even model addictive behaviors learned from their own parents, passing the cycle on from generation to generation. Learn what you can do to help yourself, your children, and future generations break the cycle of addiction and addictive behaviors.
Softcover, 160 pp.
It Takes a Family
A Cooperative Approach to Lasting Sobriety
Counselor and interventionist Debra Jay offers a revolutionary approach to recovery that shows the addict and his or her loved ones how to work collaboratively and as individuals to take on the roles and responsibilities that support long-term sobriety.
Softcover, 370 pp.
The Manual for Perfectly Imperfect Parenting
Your role as a dad will last a lifetime. You'll soon see that perfection isn't the point. Showing up, being present, getting up, and trying again with your eyes wide open and crystal clear that's what counts. That's what separates the guys from the sober dads. Those are the things your kids will remember.
Softcover, 200 pp.
When Reality Bites
How Denial Helps and What to Do When it Hurts
Learn how to use denial to help you when you are facing tragedy and how to recognize and move past denial when it becomes counterproductive. Through a fresh and comforting perspective, Parker takes the shame out of denial with practical and relatable solutions to uncovering, reframing, and harnessing this very normal coping technique. Hands-on exercises and compelling personal stories help you…
Take Good Care
Finding Your Joy in Compassionate Caregiving
In Take Good Care, author Cynthia Orange brings together compelling testimonies from a wide range of caregivers, advice from leading experts in the field, and her own hard-won wisdom to capture the subtle differences between caretaking and caregiving.
Softcover, 220 pp.
A Sober Mom's Guide to Recovery
Taking Care of Yourself to Take Care of Your Kids
Recovering from an addiction is tough enough, but when you throw in the tremendous responsibilities of motherhood, resisting cravings and remaining abstinent - much less enjoying the rewards of sobriety - can seem like an impossible challenge.
5 3/8 x 8 3/8, Tradepaper 200 pp.
An Elephant In the Living Room Leader's Guide
A Leader's Guide For Helping Children Of Alcoholics
Professionals and other adult helpers will learn basic information in order to help children cope with an addicted parent or sibling.
Trade paper, 144 pp.
Straight Talk from Claudia Black
What Recovering Parents Should Tell Their Kids about Drugs and Alcohol
For parents in recovery, Claudia Black introduces readers to five different families and reveals how each of the parents talked with their kids about recovery, relapse, and the child's own vulnerability to addiction.
Softcover, 144 pp.
Escape the Gaming and Internet Trap
Recovering video game addict Kevin Roberts offers a step-by-step guide to recovery for those struggling with compulsive video gaming and internet surfing.
Softcover, 204 pp.
Dying to Be Free
A Healing Guide for Families after a Suicide
Authors Beverly Cobain and Jean Larch break through suicide's silent stigma in Dying to Be Free, offering gentle advice for those left behind, so that healing can begin.
Softcover, 144 pp.
An Elephant In the Living Room The Children's Book
An illustrated story to help children understand and cope with the problem of alcoholism or other drug addiction in the family.
Trade paper, 88 pages
Alcohol Whats a Parent to Believe
This much-needed book helps parents guide their teens in making healthy choices by providing the latest facts, the known risks, and the divergent perspectives on alcohol use.
Softcover, 244 pp.
Raising Depression Free Children
A Parent's Guide to Prevention and Early Intervention
In this critical guide, parents will find the latest information about childhood depression in this much-needed guide, as well as practical, everyday strategies to reduce your child's risk of developing the life-threatening disease.
Softcover, 232 pp.
Supporting the Resiliency of Our Children The Facilitator's Guide
The Real Life Parenting Skills Program
This short and practical guidebook helps parents in recovery restore their relationship with their children.
Softcover, 40 pp.