Loving Our Addicted Daughters Back to Life: A Guidebook for Parents

Loving Our Addicted Daughters Back to Life: A Guidebook for Parents

by Linda Dahl

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ISBN-13: 9781937612856
Publisher: Central Recovery Press, LLC
Publication date: 06/16/2015
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


Linda Dahl is the author of a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and recipient of the Best Creative Writing for 2010 Award by Writers in the Sky. During her thirty-year writing career she has published six books and has been featured on numerous radio and print interviews, including NPR programs, the BBC, Canadian, German, French and Scandinavian broadcasts, Internet interviews, and blog tours, as well as dozens of book talks, signings, and workshops around the country at libraries, bookstores, arts groups, and college campuses. She writes about challenging personalities and difficult issues, reflecting her interests in the arts, addiction, and recovery.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction xi

Chapter 1 My Daughter, Myself: Kim and I 1

Chapter 2 Does Your Daughter Have an Addiction Problem? 13

Chapter 3 From Protecting Her Use to Helping Her Get Healthy 29

Chapter 4 Providing Her with Opportunities to Change 43

Chapter 5 Why Gender Matters in Substance Use Disorder 55

Chapter 6 Getting Her Effective Treatment 67

Chapter 7 Gender-Specific Treatment: A Growing Trend 83

Chapter 8 Special Considerations 99

Chapter 9 Her Recovery Is a Dance, Not a Straight Line 111

Chapter 10 Be There As You Can 121

Chapter 11 Just Say Yes: What's New and What You Can Do 129

Resources 137

Suggested Reading 152

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