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Description - When Someone You Love Is Addicted To Alcohol Or Drugs by Jim Maclaine

This classic title has helped thousands of Australians. Now revised and updated for the new millennium, it will reach thousands more - and save lives. If you know someone with a drinking or drug problem then this guide is for you. Psychologist Jim Maclaine, one of Australia's most experienced and respected drug/alcohol counsellors, provides invaluable advice and proven strategies that can help you reach out to someone you love and make a difference. This revised and expanded edition shows you- *** how to develop realistic and positive ways of coping *** strategies for improving the addicted person's chance of recovery *** how to communicate openly with them and assist them in seeking help *** And a new chapter on heroin details the difference between heroin and other addictions, debunks common myths about heroin use, and discusses the most up-to-date treatments for heroin addiction. In his reassuring and practical style, Jim Maclaine shows how you can help someone addicted to alcohol or drugs to turn their lives around. 'This book provides the beginning of self-change - the only way you can help an addicted person' - Gabrielle Lord

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781863252751
ISBN-10: 1863252754
Format: Paperback
(212mm x 139mm x 18mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Bantam
Publisher: Transworld Publishers (Division of Random House Australia)
Publish Date: 6-Jul-2001
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Jim Maclaine

Psychologist Jim Maclaine is one of Australia's most experienced and respected drug/alcohol counsellors, having worked in the field for more than 28 years. Through his work with St Edmunds Private Hospital in Sydney he has helped thousands of people with alcohol and drug problems.