Recommended Reading / Viewing

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Books I’ve found helpful:

Al-Anon and Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters. One Day At A Time In Al-Anon. Virginia Beach, VA: 1968, 1972, 1973

Al-Anon and Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters. Courage to Change: One Day At A Time In Al-Anon II. Virginia Beach, VA: 1968, 1972, 1973

Beattie, Melody. Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself. Center City, MN: Hazelden, 1986, 1992

The Bible

Cooke, David. Behind the Dumpster. 2013.

Fontaine, Claire and Mia. Come Back: A Mother and Daughter’s Journey through Hell and Back. New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 2006.

Foote, Jeffrey, PhD and Wilkens, Carrie, PhD. Beyond Addiction. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, 2014.

Frederickson, Lisa. If You Loved Me You’d Stop. Menlo Park, CA: KLJ Publishing, 2008.

Herzanek, Joe. Why Don’t They Just Quit? What families and friends need to know about addiction and recovery. Loveland, CO: Changing Lives Foundation, 2012.

Jay, Debra. It Takes a Family: A Cooperative Approach to Lasting Sobriety. Center City, MN: Hazelden, 2014.

Jay, Jeff and Jay, Debra. Love First: A Family’s Guide to Intervention.  Center City, MN: Hazelden, 2000, 2008.

Jay, Debra. No More Letting Go: The Spirituality of Taking Action Against Alcoholism and Drug Addiction.  New York: Bantam Books, 2006.

Jay, Jeff. Navigating Grace. Center City, MN: Hazelden, 2015.

Kopp, Heather. Sober Mercies. New York, NY: Jerico Books, 2013.

Lamott, Anne. Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith. New York, NY: Anchor Books, 2000.

McCauley, Kevin, MD and Cory Reich, Ph.D, LMFT, Addiction.  Salt Lake City, UT: Institute for Addiction Study, 2008.

McCauley, Kevin, MD, Memo to Self: Protecting Sobriety with the Science of Safety. Salt Lake City, UT: Institute for Addiction Study, 2016. (DVD)

McCauley, Kevin, MD, Pleasure Unwoven. Salt Lake City, UT: Institute for Addiction Study, 2007. (DVD)

Rubin, Charles. Don’t Let Your Kids Kills You: A Guide for Parents of Drug and Alcohol Addicted Children. Rockport, MA: 1996.

Sheff, David. Beautiful Boy. Boston, MA, New York NY: Mariner Books, 2007.

Sheff, David. Clean. Boston, MA, New York NY: Mariner Books, 2013.

Swenson, Sandra, The Joey Song. Las Vegas, NV: Central Recovery Press, 2014.

Vawter, John. Hit By a Ton of Bricks: You’re Not Alone When Your Child’s on Drugs. Little Rock, AK, 2003.

Waterston, Ellen. Then There Was No Mountain: The Parallel Odyssey of a Mother and Daughter through Addiction. Lanham, MD: Taylor Trade Publishing, 2003.

Wandzilak, Kristina and Curry, Constance. The Lost Years:  Surviving a Mother and Daughter’s Worst Nightmare. Santa Monica, CA: Jeffers Press, 2006.

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