Overcoming Prescription Drug Addiction: A Guide to Coping and Understanding

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

prescriptionby Rod Colvin

If you or someone you love has fallen into the addiction trap, you know the pain and anguish it causes and the feelings of shame that often go with it. Author Rod Colvin understands your anguish. He watched his thirty-five-year-old brother, Randy, struggle and eventually die from his long-term addiction to prescription drugs. Drawing from his personal experience and his background as a counselor, Colvin now offers help and hope to those who struggle with this devastating disease. By arming readers with knowledge, he helps them along in their journey toward recovery.

This book covers such topics as: the nature of addiction as a chronic, progressive disease, drugs of addiction and how they hijack the brain, the most commonly abused prescription drugs, steps to take if you or a loved one has become hooked on drugs, treatment options, including medical detox and family interventions, insights on recovery offered by addiction medicine physicians, compelling stories of recovery as told by former addicts. Call Number RM146.5 .C65 2008

Source Barnes&Noble.com

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