Voices of Alcoholism: The Healing Companion: Stories for Courage, Comfort and Strength

Voices of Alcoholism: The Healing Companion: Stories for Courage, Comfort and Strength

by The Healing Project
     
 

ISBN-10: 1934184047

ISBN-13: 9781934184042

Pub. Date: 04/01/2008

Publisher: LaChance Publishing LLC

In this collection of inspirational stories from all walks of life, the silence shrouding the disease of alcoholism is broken. Filled with unforgettable and informative true accounts by the victims of alcoholism, their families, and friends, each tale is written with remarkable candor about how this disease affects everyone—and not just the

Overview

In this collection of inspirational stories from all walks of life, the silence shrouding the disease of alcoholism is broken. Filled with unforgettable and informative true accounts by the victims of alcoholism, their families, and friends, each tale is written with remarkable candor about how this disease affects everyone—and not just the alcoholic—at every level of society, from the first drink through the challenges of achieving a lasting recovery. With a comprehensive resources section for those seeking current information on treatment and recovery, this is a heartfelt, emotional, and informative volume that affirms the strength of the human spirit.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781934184042
Publisher:
LaChance Publishing LLC
Publication date:
04/01/2008
Series:
Voices Of series Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

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Table of Contents

Contents

Foreword Charles Beem,
Foreword: High Society Joseph A. Califano, Jr,
Introduction: The Healing Project Debra LaChance, Founder,
Acknowledgments,
Part I: FIRST TASTE,
As If It Happened Yesterday T. Lloyd Reilly,
The Promise of Hope Clay A. Adams,
Understanding Alcoholism Dennis C. Daley, Ph.D. and Antoine Douaihy, M.D,
Generations Richard Day Gore,
Sober, Not Dry Diane Mierzwick,
Part II: POWERLESS,
Daddy Hyde Donna Veneto,
King Alcohol and His Loyal Subject Tracy Alverson,
A Parent's Trial Anne Pascale,
A Sister's Regret Gloria Raskin,
Two Mothers Lisa Dordal,
The Healing Power of Truth Karen W. Waggoner,
Part III: FAMILY,
May Day Martha Deborah Hall,
He's Not an Alcoholic Mridu Khullar,
The Whites of His Eyes Leslie Smith Townsend,
Family Tree Katrina Cleveland,
I Really Am Special Julie Anne Hunter,
Mothers Can't Be Drunks, Can They? Valerie Scully,
The Day He Left Allison S. Jones,
Guilty Feet Have Got No Rhythm Angela Lovell,
Part IV: I NEED HELP,
The Path Was Rocky (But Worth It) Steven Michael Sarber,
Amazing Grace Dagan Elizabeth Manahl,
Losing Control Jessica Saldivar,
To Drink or Not To Drink Lisa Schoonover,
Buzz Miriam Lee,
My Story Yvette Fitzjarrald,
My Demon Mary C. White,
Part V: LEARNING TO LIVE,
The Wake Up Call Sheri Ables,
No Longer in Charge Christine Valentine,
A Mother's Journal Susan Norton,
Reason to Believe Ginger B. Collins,
Breaking Point Tiffany Williams,
The Journey to Hope Uma Girish,
Part VI: MIRACLE,
Do You Know the Way to A.A.? Diane Saarinen,
My Dark Nights of the Soul Ruth Fishel,
A Simple Cup of Coffee Lucy Brummett,
Reprieve from Insanity Peter Wright,
Desperation Kim Mallin,
Do As I Say, Not As I Do Ed Lamp, Ph.D,
Blessed by Truth Hannah Smith,
Till Death Do We Part Katrina Hunt,
Better than Better Leslie C. Lewis,
Drunk Sara Ekks,
A Look to the Future of Alcoholism Treatment Ron L. Alterman, M.D,
Afterword: Caregiver, Heal Thyself James Huysman, Psy.D,
Resources,

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