Every day, more than 115 Americans die after overdosing on opioids. The misuse of and addiction to opioids is a serious national crisis that affects public health as well as social and economic [...]
Addict In The Family: Stories of Loss, Hope, and Recovery
by Beverly Conyers
Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction
by David Sheff
by Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr.John Towsend ( mostly for you as a parent, dealing with addiction, learning to say no, enabling, etc.)
by William Cope Moyers
by Ted Hanson
by David Sheff
Family Guide to Adolescent Abuse Information and Services in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Family Ties. Download document.
Getting Your Loved One Sober: Alternatives to nagging, threatening and pleading
by Robert Meyers and Brenda Wolfe
The Heroin Diaries
by Nikki Sixx
by Lonny Shavelson
I Am Your Disease: The Many Faces of Addiction
by Sheryl McGinnis
In the Realm of the Hungry Ghost
by Gabor Mate
by Anne Fletcher
Parents Under Siege: Why You Are The Solution, Not The Problem, In Your Child’s Life
by James Garbarino, Ph.D. and Claire Bedard
Teens Under The Influence: The Truth About Kids, Alcohol, and Other Drugs-How to Recognize the Problem and What to Do About it
by Katherine Ketcham and Nicholas A. Pace, M.D.
The Chemical Carousel
by Dirk Hanson
The Compass of Pleasure
by David Linden
The Language of Letting Go
(plus other books by same author) by Melodie Beattie; Hazelden Meditation Series; Hazelden. Daily readings available online.
The Science of Addiction
Tweak [Growing up on Methamphetamines]
by Nic Sheff
Waking Up Happy
by Jill Muehrcke (available at www.wakinguphappybook.com)
Activities that Teach and More Activities that Teach
by Tom Jackson
These books include a plethora of hands-on activities to teach life skills to students. Some are specific to alcohol/other drugs. Others are for other skills that are related to healthy living.