qThe most innovative leaders in progressive addiction treatment in the US offer a groundbreaking, science-based guide to helping loved ones overcome addiction problems and compulsive behaviors.The New Road to Recovery eschews the theatrics of interventions and tough love to show family and friends how they can use kindness, positive reinforcement, and motivational and behavioral strategies to help their loved ones change. Drawing on forty collective years of research and decades of clinical experience, the authors present the best practical advice science has to offer. Delivered with warmth, optimism, and humor, The New Road to Recovery defines a new, empowered role for friends and family and a paradigm shift for the field. Learn how to tap the transformative power of relationships for positive change, guided by exercises and examples. Practice what really works in therapy and in everyday life and discover many different treatment options along with tips for navigating the system. And have hope: this guide is designed not only to help someone change, but to help someone want to changeq--or tapering is then best accomplished over an extended period as well, a matter of months, not weeks. ... The procedure of withdrawal from opioid use in detox or rehab is too short for most people and leaves them at their highest craving level and greatest ... step forward; prescribed by a trained physician from her office (a week or morea#39;s worth at a time), Suboxone can be taken like any other medication.
|Author||:||Jeffrey Foote, Carrie Wilkens, Nicole Kosanke, Stephanie Higgs|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2014-12-30|