Addict In The House
As an accomplished addiction therapist, Dr. Robin authored this book by drawing on her own personal experience with her brother’s addiction, her years as a Psychotherapist and thousands of encounters with those with Substance Use Disorder, and their families. Addict in the House offers a pragmatic, step-by-step guide to dealing with a loved one’s addiction, from accepting the reality of the disease to surviving what may be repeated cycles of recovery and relapse. You’ll learn how to encourage your addicted loved one to get help without forcing it, and finally find the strength to let go of codependency.
With this revealing and straightforward book, you’ll have the support you need to take an honest look at how addiction has affected the family, cope with the emotional hurdles of having an addicted family member, create and maintain firm boundaries, and make informed decisions about how to best help your loved one.
This book is a great resource for anyone with a loved one who is an addict. Dr. Barnett writes from the perspective of not just an expert who has helped many battle and overcome their addictions, but as the sister of an addict who struggled with his addiction for over twenty years.
This book is "Exactly" the help I needed. If you struggle with what to do and not do this is the book for you! Its written so well and helped lessen some of my anxiety knowing I can't "fix" this situation with some well tailored advice, but you can love and think before you speak to your addict.
This book is a MUST HAVE for any person with a family member that you SUSPECT might be going through addiction, helps you deal with it, know how to handle it, and know your not CRAZY!
Very supportive information as drug addiction and the addict can be very manipulative...
A MUST HAVE!
I've read a lot of addiction books. This one is by far the most real.
I recommend it 100%