Book Display September 2012: Books About Addiction and Recovery
Books About Addiction and Recovery on Display – September is National Recovery Month
Addiction is difficult to overcome alone. On display this month we have books about addiction and recovery.
Below are a few of the books about addiction and recover that are on display. Use the “PREVIOUS” and “NEXT” buttons on the bottom right corner of the “shelf” to navigate through the bookcase of titles.
For a printable list of the books on display this month click here: List of Books about Addiction and Recovery (PDF)
Some Additional Resources
The Addiction Recovery Guide
“The entire concept of addiction has suffered greatly from imprecision and misconception. In fact, if it were possible, it would be best to start all over with some new, more neutral term.” Quote from the article “Addiction is a Brain Disease by Alan I. Leshner, M.D. available at http://www.addictionrecoveryguide.org/articles.
Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline
Provides help and referrals for people with concerns about alcohol or drug use. 24 hours.
The National Cocaine Hotline at 1-800-COCAINE (1-800-262-2463) is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is staffed with trained professionals who help find assistance just provide support for individuals, families, and friends dealing with cocaine addiction.
National Drug and Alcohol Treatment Referral Routing Service
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) toll-free telephone number for alcohol and drug information/treatment referral assistance.
The Hopeline will refer you to a local affiliate office of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. You can also leave your name and address to receive written information about alcohol and other drug abuse. A touch tone phone is required. 24 hours.