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Last call : alcoholism and recovery

Author: Jack H Hedblom
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"I knew about drunk, but did not know anything about living sober. I hadn't really been sober for fifteen years. It wasn't enough that I stopped drinking. I had to learn how to live." The journey from alcoholic insanity to sobriety, and the pivotal role of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) in navigating that transition, is the focus of this book. It offers perspectives on how and why AA is the most effective alcoholism  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack H Hedblom
ISBN: 9780801886775 0801886775 9780801886782 0801886783
OCLC Number: 77708730
Description: xiv, 204 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Paul R. McHugh --
Preface --
1. Alcoholics Anonymous --
2. A matter of definition --
3. Alcohol and the alcoholic --
4. Getting sober --
5. Mending : the steps in getting well --
6. The components of sobriety --
7. The alcoholic and the family --
8. The road to a life well lived : the promises --
Appendix A : Events in the history of Alcoholics Anonymous --
Appendix B : How it works, the steps, and the traditions --
Notes --
References --
Index.
Responsibility: Jack H. Hedblom ; foreword by Paul R. McHugh.

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Through the stories of people who have escaped the tyranny of alcoholism with the help of AA, Hedblom shows that the road to recovery is a journey of self-discovery, change, and hope.  Read more...
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Interesting, easy to read, and providing realistic insights... A valuable resource to families and therapists. Highly recommended. Choice 2008 This book is a valuable guide to anyone who treats Read more...

 
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