Suggested Reading


Jeff Jay and Debra Jay. Love First: A Family's Guide to Intervention. Center City, MN: Hazelden, 2008. 

Debra Jay. It Takes a Family: A Cooperative Approach to Lasting Sobriety. Center City, MN: Hazelden, 2014. 

Robert Poznanovich and Andrew T. Wainwright. It's Not Okay to Be a Cannibal: How to Keep Addiction from Eating Your Family Alive. Center City, MN: Hazelden, 2007. 

Robert J. Meyers, Ph.D and Brenda L. Wolfe, Ph.D. Get Your Loved One Sober: Alternatives to Nagging, Pleading, and Threatening. Center City, MN: Hazelden, 2003.

Arlene Eisenberg, Howard Eisenberg, Al Mooney, Harry Haroutunian, M.D. The Recovery Book: Answers to All Your Questions About Addiction and Alcoholism and Finding Health and Happiness in Sobriety. New York, NY: Workman Publishing Company, 2014.

Help for Family & Friends

Al-Anon Family Groups. How Al-Anon Works for Family & Friends of Alcoholics. Virginia Beach, VA: Al-Anon Family Groups Headquarters, Inc., 2008. 

Melodie Beattie. Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself.  Center City, MN: Hazelden, 1986. 

World Service Organization. Adult Children: Alcoholic / Dysfunctional Families. Torrance, CA: World Service Organization, Inc., 2006. 

Claudia Black, PhD. "It Will Never Happen to Me!" Adult Children of Alcoholics: As Youngsters—Adolescents—Adults. New York, NY: Ballantine Books, 1987. 

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