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A. Tom Horvath, Ph.D., ABPP, Kaushik Misra, Ph.D., Amy K. Epner, Ph.D., and Galen Morgan Cooper, Ph.D.

1) Support Groups for Addiction Recovery(discussed in this article)

SMART Recovery (www.smartrecovery.org)

Moderation Management (www.moderation.org)

Women for Sobriety (www.womenforsobriety.org)

LifeRing Secular Recovery (www.Lifering.org)

Secular Organizations for Sobriety (www.sossobriety.org)

Alcoholics Anonymous (www.aa.org)

 

2) Federal Websites for Individuals Seeking Recovery Information

National Institute on Drug Abuse
www.drugabuse.gov

SAMHSA Treatment Locator
http://www.samhsa.gov/treatment/index.aspx

Rethinking Drinking
http://rethinkingdrinking.niaaa.nih.gov/

 

3) Recovery Workbooks

Sex, Drugs, Gambling & Chocolate: A Workbook for Overcoming Addictions
A. Thomas Horvath
http://www.practicalrecovery.com/pr/sex-drugs-gambling-chocolate/

Controlling Your Drinking
Miller & Munoz
http://www.amazon.com/Controlling-Your-Drinking-Tools-Moderation/dp/1572309032/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1335142353&sr=8-1

7 Tools to Beat Addiction
Stanton Peele
http://www.amazon.com/Tools-Beat-Addiction-Stanton-Peele/dp/1400048737/ref=as_li_wdgt_js_ex?&linkCode=wey&tag=thestantonpeelea

SMART Recovery Handbook SMART Recovery https://www.smartrecovery.org/SMARTStore/

 

4) For Families

CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training)
http://www.robertjmeyersphd.com/craft.html

Get Your Loved One Sober
Meyers & Wolfe
http://www.amazon.com/Get-Your-Loved-One-Sober/dp/1592850812/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1335142540&sr=8-1

Addiction Proof Your Child
Stanton Peele
http://www.amazon.com/Addiction-Proof-Your-Child-Dependencies/dp/0307237575/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1335142642&sr=1-1

 

5) Significant Professional Addiction Works

Denning, P., & Little, J. (2011). Practicing harm reduction psychotherapy: An alternative approach to addictions. New York: Guilford.

Hester, R. K., & Miller, W. R. (Eds.). (2003). Handbook of alcoholism treatment approaches: Effective alternatives (3rd ed.). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Horvath, A. (2011). Alternative support groups. In P. Ruiz & E. Strain (Eds.), Substance abuse: A comprehensive textook (5th ed.) (pp. 533-542). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.

Institute of Medicine. (1990). Broadening the base of treatment for alcohol problems. Washington, DC: National Academy Press. Free pdf available: http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=1341

Miller, W., Forcehimes, A., & Zweben, A. (2011). Treating addiction: A guide for professionals. New York: Guilford.

 

6) Additional science-based websites:

Practical Recovery
http://www.practicalrecovery.com

Substance Matters Blog
http://mattsub.blogspot.com/

Maia Szalavitz
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/maia-szalavitz

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