Loved One in Treatment? Now What!

An Essential Handbook for Family Members and Friends Navigating the Path Of A Loved One's Addiction, Treatment, and Recovery
by Lisa Frederiksen

Publisher: BookBaby

Publication Date: March 01, 2017

ISBN: 9780990790099

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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There is a great deal of 21st century brain and addiction-related research now possible thanks to advances in brain imaging technologies. These findings are exploding long-held beliefs about addiction and addiction treatment and the impacts of a loved one’s substance misuse on family members and friends. Loved One In Treatment? Now What! simplifies this research and answers questions, such as: - What causes addiction? Why do some people become alcoholics or drug addicts and others do not? - What is “effective” treatment? Is there a difference between treatment and recovery? - Who among family members and friends can help a loved one get treatment? Or can they? - What does coping with a loved one’s addiction do to family members and friends, and what is available to help them?