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Books and speaker tapes of interest to people recovering from alcoholism and addiction.

Books About Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
For those who are dealing with alcoholism or drug abuse, either their own or that of someone they know, it is important to learn as much as possible in order to understand and deal with the problem.

Top 6 More Recovery Books
These are more recently published recovery-related books that many have found to be helpful and informative.

Books about Heroin and Heroin Addiction
These books trace the history of heroin use and its affect on society and culture. They include personal experiences of heroin addicts, and describe how many of them found their way out of the seeming hopelessness of addiction.

Books About Cocaine and Cocaine Addiction
These books trace the political and cultural history of cocaine, the devastating effects it has had on the lives of those who abuse it and explore the most effective treatment and relapse prevention strategies.

Books About Meth and Methamphetamine Addiction
These books explore the history of methamphetamine use in the United States and the devastating effects it can have on people who become addicted to it, their families and their communities. They also provide practical tips for dealing with addiction to meth and overcoming the damages it can cause in the community.

Books for Adult Children of Alcoholics
If you grew up in an alcoholic or other dysfunctional family, these books offer insight into the characteristics that adult children typically develop, and practical advice for learning how to make healthy decisions to lead a more healthy life, functionally and emotionally.

Books About Drug Addiction
These books define drug addiction, explain how addiction develops and offer a wide-variety of views on how drug addiction can be prevented and overcome from scientific, spiritual and alternative perspectives.

Powerfully Recovered!
The idea that one can become powerfully recovered in Alcoholics Anonymous or other 12 Step groups often raises eyebrows.

Melody Beattie - The New Codependency
The writer who introduced the world to the concept of "codependency" and launched a new therapeutic movement has a new book out that she hopes will clarify some of the confusion about the topic and remove some of the stigma the term has attracted.

'Marcia Brady' Tells of Drug Addiction
In her book, Maureen McCormick, who played the always perfect Marcia Brady on the television show "The Brady Bunch," describes her off-screen decent into drug addiction and depression.

Carrie Fisher - Wishful Drinking
In her latest book, actress, screenwriter and author Carrie Fisher takes a humorous but frank look back at her battles with substance abuse, mental illness and growing up with famous parents.

Conference Approved Literature
Can't get to a meeting? Buy conference approved literature and other recovery books online.

Clues for the Clueless
Letty's book shows the reader that addictions can be overcome, and that a life that looks and feels ruined can turn out to be a blessing.

Convention Tapes
Order Tapes online from the International 2000 A.A. Convention in Minneapolis from the Gopher State Tape Library web site.

Big Book Original Manuscript
Original 1938 multilith manuscript of the book, "Alcoholics Anonymous."

Big Book Concordance
Roy has put up an exhaustive index to every word in the "Big Book," Alcoholics Anonymous (Third Edition).

The Big Book (Audio)
Read or listen online in streaming audio to the Big Book from The Recovery Zone web site.

High Bottom Drunk
A novel... and the truth about addiction & recovery by Charles N. Roper, PhD.

Hour To Hour
Shelly Marshall's new publication, a meditation book for those in the first month of abstinence from alcohol and other drugs, a "pocket sponsor."

The Power to Change
This book is a guide for a 12 Step Program of problem solving and personal development and available online.

The Little Big Book Dictionary
Includes over 925 of the most difficult words and terms found in The 'Big Book' of Alcoholics Anonymous.

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