Young Sober and Free: Experience, Strength, and Hope for Young Adults

Young Sober and Free: Experience, Strength, and Hope for Young Adults

by Shelly Marshall
     
 

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Real teens tell the real story about getting sober and staying sober in this edgy, winning interpretation of the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. Shelly Marshall lets her teen contributors speak for themselves (and their words are not sugarcoated), while expertly augmenting the personal stories with discussions about time-honored Twelve Step…  See more details below

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Real teens tell the real story about getting sober and staying sober in this edgy, winning interpretation of the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. Shelly Marshall lets her teen contributors speak for themselves (and their words are not sugarcoated), while expertly augmenting the personal stories with discussions about time-honored Twelve Step recovery principles. Young, Sober, and Free, first published in 1978, aided the recovery of countless young addicts and alcoholics. This second edition, featuring four new stories from teens, is sure to inspire many more.

Key features and benefits

  • features first-person stories of overcoming addiction by teens
  • presents strategies for getting sober and staying sober
  • excellent resource for teens, parents, and professionals

About the author-
Shelly Marshall has dedicated 33 years to working with young addicts. An acclaimed trainer, author, and researcher, she is recognized internationally as an expert in adolescent recovery and her research has been published in four international journals. She lives in Ruthville, Virginia.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568389868
Publisher:
Hazelden Publishing
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
168
Sales rank:
783,177
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.38(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Shelly Marshall has dedicated 32 years to working with young addicts. Her books Day by Day and Young, Sober, & Free are recovery classics. Her research in adolescent recovery has been published in four international journals making her world-recognized in the addiction's field. In addition to teaching counselor's how to work with young people in recovery, Ms. Marshall is the Russian Charity NAN (No to Alcohol and Drug Addiction) Foundation's representative to the United Nations. She is currently working on a handbook for professionals who treat adolescent addiction.

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