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Opiate Addiction: The Ultimate Guide To Overcoming Opiate Addiction For Life
April 10th 2014
Overcoming Opiate addiction may seem impossible at times but with this book you will have a fighting shot to succeed and break free from your habit. If you believe in yourself and educate yourself properly you will be on your way to winning the battle and overcoming opiate addiction.
February 1st, 2006
ISBN 0791085511 (ISBN13: 9780791085516)
April 1st, 2005
ISBN 0791072606 (ISBN13: 9780791072608)
The History of Gay People in Alcoholics Anonymous: From the Beginning
October 14th, 2007
ISBN 078903039X (ISBN13: 9780789030399)
The History of Gay People in Alcoholics Anonymous documents and honors the ways thousands of LGBT people have carried Alcoholics Anonymous' message. This illuminating chronicle includes interviews and documents that detail the compelling history, recovery, and wisdom of gay people in AA. The book examines the challenges AA faced as the fellowship endeavored to become a more inclusive and cohesive community. The first-person accounts narrate the important work of influential gay and straight AA members that led key events in AA's history. The author includes material on the steps and traditions of AA, and on becoming an ally to LGBT people on the road to recovery.
Gay Men and Substance Abuse: A Basic Guide for Addicts and Those Who Care for Them
March 29th, 2011
ISBN 1592858899 (ISBN13: 9781592858897)
Gay Men and Substance Abuse fills a tremendous void, serving as a valuable resource for gay men, professionals, concerned partners, friends, and family members in need of solid information and guidance. Whether faced with a traumatic coming out process, caught up in personal struggles with body image, engulfed in the club culture, or navigating a family system that does not accept his sexuality, a gay man struggling with substance abuse or addiction often faces cultural and personal challenges unique to his life experiences.
March 1st, 2003
ISBN 0791072649 (ISBN13: 9780791072646)
Pills, Thrills, Chills, and Heartache: Adventures in the First Person
February 1st, 2004
ISBN 1555837530 (ISBN13: 9781555837532)
In this nice fat collection of original stories, some of the most daring writers on the American literary scene take up that slim little word 'I' and use it to poke around the darkest, funkiest corners of their very own minds.
A Provider's Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals
February 16th, 2015
ISBN 1296047946 (ISBN13: 9781296047948)
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.
April 1st, 2003
ISBN 0791072622 (ISBN13: 9780791072622)
The Straight Facts fills this void with candid discussions that emphasize a historical and scientific approach to learning about drugs, their use, and their effect on the user's health. A simple chemical modification to morphine in 1898 brought a new drug, heroin, to the world. This book provides a thorough history of heroin and describes its effects on health and the body.
January 1st, 2007
ISBN 0791085503 (ISBN13: 9780791085509)
An effective pain reliever from the opiate class of drugs, codeine is often prescribed to treat people with severe respiratory infections or those recovering from dental or other surgery. Featuring illustrations, a glossary, sidebars, and other features, this is an instructive guide to the powerful painkiller often diverted for abuse.
January 1st, 2007
ISBN 0791085481 (ISBN13: 9780791085486)
September 1st, 2005
ISBN 0791082008 (ISBN13: 9780791082003)
This book examines the many kinds of sleep aids in use--from over-the-counter and herbal products to powerful prescriptions drugs--and shows how they affect the body in the long and short term.
January 10th, 2010
ISBN 1281305529 (ISBN13: 9781281305527)
The Politics of Crystal Meth: Gay Men Share Stories of Addiction and Recovery
October 31st, 2005
ISBN 158112452X (ISBN13: 9781581124521)
A non-profit executive, governmental employee, financial advisor, travel agent, student, fashion designer - what these gay men have in common is a knowledge of pain, obsession, despair, degradation, and finally freedom from the one element that connects their stories: crystal meth use. Dr. Ken Cimino reveals the intimate and horrifying nature of meth abuse and presents ten inspiring true life dramas of meth use and recovery in The Politics of Crystal Meth: Gay Men Share Personal Stories of Addiction and Recovery. In part one he illustrates the varied reasons why gay men use methamphetamines, from gay oppression to homophobia to building self esteem to HIV issues. In the second part of the book he shares ten personal and motivating stories of meth use and recovery.
November 1st, 2007
ISBN 0791095320 (ISBN13: 9780791095324)
Covering the history, physical properties, and addictive nature of methamphetamine, this work provides readers with information about the health effects, trends and attitudes, and legal ramifications associated with the use of this highly addictive substance. It also features photographs and illustrations, as well as charts and diagrams.
February 15th, 2003
ISBN 0791072630 (ISBN13: 9780791072639)
Drugs: The Straight Facts fills this void with candid discussions that emphasize a historical and scientific approach to learning about drugs, their use, and their effect on the user's health. Explore the history of marijuana throughout the ages, the neurochemical pathway of the psychoactive component of marijuana, and current trends and attitudes toward its use.
August 30th, 2008
ISBN 0791097099 (ISBN13: 9780791097090)
Looking at the psychological, biological, social, and legal aspects of this psychedelic drug, this informative title explains the chemistry of the drug, dispels common misconceptions, and highlights the very real risks of hallucinogenic drugs.
Counseling Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Substance Abusers
June 4th, 2002
ISBN 1560239255 (ISBN13: 9781560239253)
Better understand and successfully treat LGBT substance abusers! This completely revised edition of the groundbreaking 1987 volume is about what it means to have dual identities: to be lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender and to be a substance abuser in a hostile world. Written with a minimum of jargon so as to be understandable to beginners, this vital book contains information that will be extremely valuable to experts as well. Counseling Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Substance Abusers: Dual Identities is the only book that deals specifically with the interface between being LGBT and substance abuse.
April 1st, 2003
ISBN 0791072614 (ISBN13: 9780791072615)
Drugs are everywhere--on our streets, in our homes, and in our schools--but straight facts about drugs are not. Drugs: The Straight Facts fills this void with candid discussions that emphasize a historical and scientific approach to learning about drugs, their use, and their effect on the user's health. Discover hallucinogenic substances in their many forms, including LSD and psychedelic mushrooms. This book helps readers understand the effect that powerful psychoactive drugs can have on the brain and emotions.
Fundamentals of LGBT Substance Use Disorders: Multiple Identities, Multiple Challenges
November 1st, 2016
In this new book, the successor to the classic in the field Counseling Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Substance Abusers: Dual Identities by Dana G. Finnegan and Emily B. McNally, Michael Shelton reviews the empirical literature and synthesizes what we know about the prevalence of LGBT substance use, abuse, and treatment availability, emphasizing the need for affirmative therapeutic practices. The principles of trauma-informed and culturally competent treatment/intervention are explained and assessed, as well as the challenges of minority stress and microaggressions experienced by the LGBT population. Separate sections focus on the sub-populations of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgender individuals.
Ritalin and Other Methylphenidate-Containing Drugs
August 13th, 2004
ISBN 0791076377 (ISBN13: 9780791076378)
Examines the history, health effects, medical use, and abuse of a stimulant drug prescribed to treat hyperactivity and inattentiveness in children.
January 1st, 2004
ISBN 0791076350 (ISBN13: 9780791076354)
Learn about how antidepressant drugs work and why they have become so popular. Drugs are everywhere--on our streets, in our homes, and in our schools--but straight facts about drugs are not. Drugs: The Straight Facts fills this void with candid discussions that emphasize a historical and scientific approach to learning about drugs.