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It's not about you, except when it is : a field manual for parents of addicted children / Barbara Victoria.

Victoria, Barbara. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at York County Library System.

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Mason-Dixon Public Library Adults 362.29 VIC Nonfiction (Text) 34262000664702 Main Room Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781936290949 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1936290944 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xxvii, 210 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Las Vegas, Nev. : Central Recovery Press, [2012]

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-208).
Formatted Contents Note:
What just happened? -- It's not about you. Planet Paradox ; Your new comrades ; Who'da thought?! ; Don't ask me how I am today; I might have to tell you!; The abyss ; The two-headed dragon -- Except when it is. The shame factor ; Detachment ; Codependence ; Taking care of your precious self ; This is your life ; Am I okay now? -- Appendix I. Notes from the field : voices of real parents (with un-real names) who are walking Planet Paradox -- Appendix II. Twelve steps for parents of addicted daughters and sons.
Summary, etc.:
Based on the author's own experience as a parent with an addicted child, she provides straight-talking self-preservation tools and techniques for parents of addicts in and out of recovery. An essential book to help parents navigate this confusing and uncharted landscape -- in the author's words, "Planet Paradox."
Subject: Parents of alcoholics.
Parents of drug addicts.
Compulsive behavior.
Substance abuse.
Addicts > Family relationships.
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