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    By Michelle Halbheer,Franziska K. Müller

    Michelle Halbheers Mutter verkehrte auf dem Platzspitz, der offenen Zürcher Drogenszene; schwerst drogenabhängig, vernachlässigte und gefährdete sie nicht nur sich selber, sondern auch ihr style. Michelle ist knapp zehn, als sich ihre Eltern scheiden lassen und sie in die Obhut ihrer heroin- und kokainabhängigen Mutter kommt. Die folgenden Jahre werden für das Mädchen derart bedrohlich, dass es nur knapp überlebt. Das Elend dringt, auch über den besorgten Vater, immer wieder nach draußen. Aber Behörden, Ärzte, Polizeibeamte und zufällig involvierte Erwachsene bleiben untätig. Als Michelle endlich über das Unfassbare spricht, ist sie bereits ein youngster. Sie wird umplatziert. Doch der Neuanfang bei den Pflegeeltern gerät, im dort streng religiösen Umfeld, zu einer weiteren Katastrophe. Als Michelle mit sechzehn ihr Leben selbst in die Hand nimmt, weiß sie noch immer nicht, used to be Normalität bedeutet. Etwas anderes jedoch weiß sie ganz genau: dass sie niemals so enden will wie ihre Mutter. Mit großer Willensanstrengung setzte die heute 28-Jährige in den folgenden Jahren um, used to be viele andere Kinder aus Drogenfamilien leider nicht schaffen: Sie machte eine Ausbildung - und sie blieb suchtfrei. Mit dem jetzt vorliegenden Buch will Michelle allen anderen "vergessenen Kindern", die noch heute zu Tausenden in Suchtfamilien aufwachsen, eine Stimme geben. Ihre.

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  • Download Cognitive Therapy for Addiction: Motivation and Change by Frank Ryan PDF

    By Frank Ryan

    An leading edge new method of habit remedy that pairs cognitive behavioural treatment with cognitive neuroscience, to at once aim the center mechanisms of addiction.

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  • Download Rethinking Substance Abuse: What the Science Shows, and What by William R. Miller,Kathleen M. Carroll PDF

    By William R. Miller,Kathleen M. Carroll


    While wisdom on substance abuse and addictions is increasing speedily, medical perform nonetheless lags in the back of. This ebook brings jointly major specialists to explain what remedy and prevention may seem like if it have been in accordance with the simplest technology to be had. the amount comprises developmental, neurobiological, genetic, behavioral, and social–environmental views. Tightly edited chapters summarize present pondering at the nature and motives of alcohol and different drug difficulties; talk about what works on the person, family members, and societal degrees; and supply powerful rules for constructing greater remedies and services.


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    By Bill J.

    i used to be a making a bet guy all my lifestyles, and for many of that point it wasn’t an issue. besides the fact that, someday i spotted that my lifestyles used to be spiraling uncontrolled. i used to be drowning lower than a mountain of debt, my spouse used to be considering divorce; my playing had turn into an habit. this is often the tale of ways a possible risk free hobby reworked right into a monster and approximately destroyed my lifestyles. This ebook describes the development of my challenge, and the method I needed to struggle through to reclaim my existence from this insidious ailment. jam-packed with useful feedback and testimonials, this can be a needs to learn for a person who suffers from this dependancy and is making an attempt to get well.

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  • Download Substance Abusing Latinos: Current Research on Epidemiology, by Shulamith L A Straussner,Mario De La Rosa,Lori Holleran PDF

    By Shulamith L A Straussner,Mario De La Rosa,Lori Holleran

    notice the position tradition, kinfolk, and surroundings have within the prevention of Latino substance abuse

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    Substance Abusing Latinos: present examine on Epidemiology, Prevention, and therapy is vital analyzing for educators, scholars, practitioners operating with Latino/a populations, and substance abuse researchers.

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  • Download Overcoming Sugar Addiction: How I Kicked My Sugar Habit and by Karly Randolph Pitman PDF

    By Karly Randolph Pitman

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  • Download Drugs in Africa: Histories and Ethnographies of Use, Trade, by G. Klantschnig,N. Carrier,C. Ambler PDF

    By G. Klantschnig,N. Carrier,C. Ambler

    This state of the art quantity is the 1st to handle the burgeoning curiosity in medicines and Africa between students, policymakers, and most of the people. It brings jointly an interdisciplinary crew of prime teachers and practitioners to discover the use, alternate, creation, and keep an eye on of mind-altering ingredients at the continent

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  • Download Conquering Pornography - Second Edition by Dr. Dennis G. Frederick PDF

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  • Download Winterwassertief (German Edition) by Lilly Lindner PDF

    By Lilly Lindner

    Mit sechs wiederholt vergewaltigt, mit thirteen an Magersucht erkrankt, mit 21 ausgerechnet in einem Bordell Zuflucht gesucht: Lilly Lindners wortgewaltige Autobiographie "Splitterfasernackt" nahm unzähligen Menschen den Atem. In "Winterwassertief" erzählt sie, was once danach kam: Von der Schwierigkeit, mit ihrer nackten Geschichte plötzlich in der Öffentlichkeit zu stehen, von der Ambivalenz ihrer eigenen Gefühle – aber auch von den berührenden Begegnungen, die sie seit dem Erscheinen von "Splitterfasernackt" hatte: mit Menschen, die ähnliche Schicksale haben wie sie, die sich ihr anvertrauen und denen sie mit ihren Worten helfen konnte. Für Lilly Lindner wurde der Schritt in die Öffentlichkeit zur Zerreißprobe. Am Ende ist sie daran gewachsen und schöpft heute Kraft daraus, für andere da zu sein, zuzuhören und Mut zu machen.

    »Verletzlich und zart im Ton.« Fokus
    »Beeindruckend.« Petra

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