Being sober: a step-by-step plan for getting to, getting through, and living in recovery

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The disease of addiction affects 1 out of 10 people in the United States, and is a devastating--often, fatal--illness. Now, from the physician director of the renowned Betty Ford Center, comes a step-by-step plan with a realistic "one-day-at-a-time" approach to a disease that so often seems insurmountable. With a focus on reclaiming the power that comes from a life free of dependency, Being Sober walks readers through the many phases of addiction and recovery without judgment or the overly "cultish" language of traditional 12-step plans. It also addresses the latest face of this disease: the "highly functioning" addict, or someone who is still able to achieve personal and professional success even as they battle a drug or alcohol problem. Dr. Haroutunian tackles this provocative issue head-on, offering new insight into why you don't have to "bottom out" to get help. Dr. Haroutunian is himself a recovering alcoholic and knows firsthand the challenges of sobriety. His background and expertise in the field of alcohol and drug treatment give him a powerful edge and perspective that is unparalleled in his field. Using clear, straightforward language, Being Sober offers a proven path toward an emotional sobriety and a rewarding new life based on gratitude, dignity, and self-respect. Includes a Foreword written by Steven Tyler.
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subject_facet Alcoholism -- Treatment -- United States, Drug addiction -- Treatment -- United States, Drug addiction -- United States, Electronic books, Medical / Neurology, PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Addiction
title_display Being sober : a step-by-step plan for getting to, getting through, and living in recovery
title_full Being sober : a step-by-step plan for getting to, getting through, and living in recovery / Harry L. Haroutunian, MD, Physician Director, Professional and Residential Programs, Betty Ford Center ; foreword by Steven Tyler, Being sober : a step-by-step plan for getting to, getting through, and living in recovery [electronic resource] Haroutunian, Harry L.,
title_short Being sober :
title_sub a step-by-step plan for getting to, getting through, and living in recovery
topic_facet Alcoholism, Drug addiction, Electronic books, Treatment