A Bridge to Recovery: An Introduction to 12-Step Programs / Edition 1

A Bridge to Recovery: An Introduction to 12-Step Programs / Edition 1

by John P. McGovern, Johnp McGovern
     
 

The book includes up-to-date information to bridge the gap between mutual aid programs, human services, and the professional community.

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Overview

The book includes up-to-date information to bridge the gap between mutual aid programs, human services, and the professional community.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880486699
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/1994
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Robert L. DuPont, M.D., is President of the Institute for Behavior and Health, Inc., in Rockville, Maryland, and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC.

John P. McGovern, M.D., is Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Table of Contents

The 12-Step Programs. The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous. The story of addiction. Development of the 12-step programs. Notable features of 12-step fellowships. The role of 12-step programs in recovery. Sponsorship. Controversies within the 12-step movement. Building bridges to 12-step fellowships. Institutions That Encounter Addiction: Problems, Solutions, and Recommendations. The family. Health care systems and substance abuse treatment facilities. The criminal justice system. Educational institutions. Religious organizations. The workplace. Recommendations to increase access to 12-step programs. Research Agenda. Published research findings. Research issues for 12-step introductions.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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