Get Your Loved One Sober
Alternatives to Nagging, Pleading, and Threatening
Dr. Robert Meyers and Dr. Brenda Wolfe
Co-author Dr. Robert Meyers spent ten years developing a treatment program that helps Concerned Significant Others (CSOs) both improve the quality of their lives and to learn how to make treatment an attractive option for their partners who are substance abusers.
How Science and Kindness Help People Change
Jeffrey Foote, Carrie Wilkens, Nicole Kosanke, and Stephanie Higgs
Goes beyond the theatrics of interventions and tough love to show family and friends how they can use kindness, positive reinforcement, and motivational and behavioral strategies to help someone change.
Addict in the Family
Provides parents and other family members faced with the reality of a loved one's addiction with solid, actionable advice and information about what helps and what doesn't—and how to care for themselves.
The Partner’s 20 Minute Guide
A Guide about How to Help a Partner Change Their Substance Use
The Center for Motivation and Change
The 20 Minute Guide pulls from Motivational Interviewing (MI), CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training), Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to give family members the best tools to help a loved one change their substance use while staying connected and using the power of science and kindness.
Why Don’t They JUST QUIT?
Watching a loved one immersed in an intense battle with alcohol and drug abuse may be the most difficult, complex and harrowing experience you'll ever have. This book offers a message of hope to families and friends, giving practical solutions so they can help anyone struggling with addiction to begin the road to recovery.
At Wit’s End
What You Need to Know When a Loved One is Diagnosed with Addiction and Mental Illness
Jeff Jay and Jerry Boriskin
Families at wit's end about a loved one's co-occurring psychiatric and addictive problems will find vital information—and inspiration— in this important guide. As the authors explain, when psychiatric and addictive disorders travel together, they cause confusion among family members and even misdiagnoses for patients.
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