The ABC's of Getting Clean and Sober
A Primer for Adolescents and Young Adults with a Substance Use Disorder
by Dr. Alvin D. Lewis
This easy to read book is for adolescents and young adults who are dealing with a substance use disorder. Essentially, it is a “how to” get clean and sober book done in a simple and nonthreatening framework. It includes information on the 12 Steps, treatment programs, and aftercare. Also in the book are national resources, web sites and formal organizations.
Anyone living with someone battling an addiction will find this book helpful too. The poems in the last chapter are touching and real in what it takes to get clean and sober. Parents and siblings will find the book chock with candid suggestions on how to get the abuser/addict into treatment.
For the professionals, working with this population , it is a book that can be used to help people accept their addiction and then get help. The poems in the book are very powerful and one can relate to them. Every clinician, therapist, or counselor who works in the alcohol and drug field, should have a copy of this book.
This product was added to our catalog on Monday 01 February, 2016.