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A. Tom Horvath, Ph.D., ABPP, Kaushik Misra, Ph.D., Amy K. Epner, Ph.D., and Galen Morgan Cooper, Ph.D. , edited by C. E. Zupanick, Psy.D. Updated: Jun 5th 2019

1) Support Groups for Addiction Recovery(discussed in this article)

SMART Recovery (www.smartrecovery.org)

Moderation Management (www.moderation.org)

Women for Sobriety (www.womenforsobriety.org)

LifeRing Secular Recovery (www.Lifering.org)

Alcoholics Anonymous (www.aa.org)

 

2) Federal Websites for Individuals Seeking Recovery Information

National Institute on Drug Abuse
www.drugabuse.gov

SAMHSA Treatment Locator
https://www.samhsa.gov/find-treatment

Rethinking Drinking
http://rethinkingdrinking.niaaa.nih.gov/

 

3) Recovery Workbooks

Sex, Drugs, Gambling & Chocolate: A Workbook for Overcoming Addictions
A. Thomas Horvath
http://www.practicalrecovery.com/pr/sex-drugs-gambling-chocolate/

Controlling Your Drinking
Miller & Munoz
http://www.amazon.com/Controlling-Your-Drinking-Tools-Moderation/dp/1572309032/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1335142353&sr=8-1

7 Tools to Beat Addiction
Stanton Peele
http://www.amazon.com/Tools-Beat-Addiction-Stanton-Peele/dp/1400048737/ref=as_li_wdgt_js_ex?&linkCode=wey&tag=thestantonpeelea

SMART Recovery Handbook SMART Recovery https://www.smartrecovery.org/SMARTStore/

 

4) For Families

CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training)
http://www.robertjmeyersphd.com/craft.html

Get Your Loved One Sober
Meyers & Wolfe
http://www.amazon.com/Get-Your-Loved-One-Sober/dp/1592850812/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1335142540&sr=8-1

Addiction Proof Your Child
Stanton Peele
https://www.amazon.com/Addiction-Proof-Your-Child-Dependencies/dp/0307237575/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1522423896&sr=8-1&keywords=Addiction+Proof+Your+Child+Stanton+Peele 

 

5) Significant Professional Addiction Works

Denning, P., & Little, J. (2011). Practicing harm reduction psychotherapy: An alternative approach to addictions. New York: Guilford.

Hester, R. K., & Miller, W. R. (Eds.). (2003). Handbook of alcoholism treatment approaches: Effective alternatives (3rd ed.). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Horvath, A. (2011). Alternative support groups. In P. Ruiz & E. Strain (Eds.), Substance abuse: A comprehensive textook (5th ed.) (pp. 533-542). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.

Institute of Medicine. (1990). Broadening the base of treatment for alcohol problems. Washington, DC: National Academy Press. Free pdf available: http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=1341

Miller, W., Forcehimes, A., & Zweben, A. (2011). Treating addiction: A guide for professionals. New York: Guilford.

 

6) Additional science-based websites:

Practical Recovery
http://www.practicalrecovery.com

Substance Matters Blog
http://mattsub.blogspot.com/

Maia Szalavitz
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/maia-szalavitz

A. Tom Horvath, Ph.D., ABPP, Kaushik Misra, Ph.D., Amy K. Epner, Ph.D., and Galen Morgan Cooper, Ph.D.

Practical Recovery, established in 1985, is the world's leader in collaborative addiction treatment. Located in San Diego, California (USA), we offer a full range inpatient and outpatient addiction treatment services that are customized for each person. We rely on proven methods, informed by the latest neuroscience and addictions research. Our methods empower people to create their own solutions for healthy living, rather than relying on the 12-step powerlessness approach. Most services are provided by doctoral level, university-trained clinicians. We provide individual and group sessions; medications and detox as needed; flexible length of stay; and optional holistic healing. We offer modern comforts and conveniences such as private rooms; gourmet meals; excursions to the beach; mobile communication; and computer access. For a complimentary consultation, call 800-977-6110.

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