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Author Gammill, Joani, 1957-

Title Painkillers, heroin, and the road to sanity : real solutions for long-term recovery from Opiate addiction / Joani Gammill.

Publication Info. [Center City, Minnesota] : Hazelden, 2014.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  616.8632 G147p 2014    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description xvi, 184 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The Road to Heaven and Hell: A Brief History of Opiates -- The Brain on Opiates -- Trauma, Psychiatric Disorders, and Addiction -- Heroin: Old Enemy with a New Face -- Money, Money, and More Money: The Salvation and Curse of Prescription Drugs? -- The Door Is Closed: Barriers to Addiction Treatment and How to Overcome Them (Sometimes) -- Moms with Babies and Other Special Groups -- The Pain Game: Real or Not? -- Alternative Treatments for Opiate Addiction -- Laws That Might Help Stem the Tide of Prescription Drug Deaths -- The Disease of Addiction and Why I Hate the Word "Relapse" -- Dry Drunk and a Grocery Cart -- Hope: Real Solutions for Improving Opiate Addiction Treatment and Recovery -- Your Plan for the First Five Days Sober and Drug-Free -- The Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous -- Resources.
Summary Citing formidable recovery rates for people addicted to prescription opiates or heroin, a guide inspired by the experiences of addicts in long-term recovery outlines treatment approaches based on new understandings about opiate addiction.
Subject Opium abuse.
Medication abuse.
Heroin abuse.
Drug abuse -- Treatment.
Drug addicts -- Rehabilitation.
Drug abuse -- Treatment. (OCoLC)fst00898588
Drug addicts -- Rehabilitation. (OCoLC)fst01430276
Heroin abuse. (OCoLC)fst01430477
Medication abuse. (OCoLC)fst01432065
Opium abuse. (OCoLC)fst01430932
ISBN 9781616495213 (pbk)
1616495219 (pbk)

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