Free Yourself from Addiction Quitting drugs may be the best thing you can do for yourself and your loved ones. But it can also be the toughest challenge of your life. This book can help. Jerry Dorsman, author of the acclaimed How to Quit Drinking Without AA and a respected therapist who specializes in addiction recovery, has helped thousands of people quit drugs and get on with their lives. In How to Quit Drugs for Good, Dorsman helps you find the best approach to beating any drug habit—from barbiturates and prescription drugs to marijuana, cocaine, and heroin. Through a series of self-discovery exercises, worksheets, and checklists, you will learn how to: ·Determine if you have a drug problem ·Examine your individual reasons for using drugs ·Decide when and how you want to quit ·Develop your own treatment plan ·Choose the techniques that will work for you ·Create your own success ·And much, much more!
Table of Contents
Contents Acknowledgments Preface Introduction: How This Book Can Help Part One: What Do Drugs Mean to You? 1. Drugs of Abuse 2. A New View of Drug Addiction 3. Do You Have a Problem with Drugs? 4. Are the Benefits Worth the Problems? Part Two: Planning Your Own Personal Approach to Quitting 5. What About Narcotics Anonymous (NA)? 6. How to Break a Habit 7. Healing Through Diet 8. Building Inner Strength 9. 30 Additional Ways to Renew Yourself Part Three: Quitting and Making It Work for You 10. Okay, Pick a Day 11. Getting a Successful Start 12. 15 Common Problems and How to Solve Them 13. Enjoying the Benefits of Not Using 14. Inspirations to Help Make Quitting Easy 15. Making Your Life a Success 16. Freedom Afterword Bibliography and Recommended Reading Index About the Author
About Jerry Dorsman
Jerry Dorsman counsels individuals with drug and alcohol problems and is the author of numerous articles on the subject of alcoholism. He is an active member of the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors.