Addictions & Recovery: Self-Help for Addicts, Families, Friends

Addictions & Recovery: Self-Help for Addicts, Families, Friends

by Deirdre Boyd


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Addiction and recovery: Your questions answered. How to recover from addiction/ dependencies, including help for families. By the CEO of the Addiction Recovery Foundation and editor of Addiction Today journal.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781450562737
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 04/30/2010
Pages: 220
Sales rank: 652,731
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.46(d)

About the Author

Deirdre Boyd is CEO of the Addiction Recovery Foundation, editor of Addiction Today - the only journal in the UK showing how to recover from addiction/dependency, and cofounder/organiser of the UK/European Symposia on Addictive Disorders, the largest addiction-recovery event in Europe. Her first version of this book sold out in seven languages. She also wrote mental-health charity Mind's booklet on Understanding Addiction/Dependency. She is a member of the Centre for Policy Studies' Prisons and Addictions think-tank, of the Recovery Academy, of the Recovery Group UK and of the UK Recovery Foundation. She participated in the dti's Office of Science & Technology project on Brain Science, Addiction and Drugs, forecasting the next two decades. She was a trustee of the National Association for Children of Alcoholics UK. In 2006, ICAA awarded her the Dr Vincent Bakeman memorial award for Outstanding Community Service. She received a 2010 Pillar Of The Community award at Sierra Tucson's first UK awards ceremony.

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