Stephen Wallace points out the “reality gap” separating parents and adults from young people at the time they need them most—adolescence—and offers concrete solutions to bridge this gulf. Grounded in hard facts with practical, common-sense advice, Reality Gap combines Wallace’s 25-plus years of experience working with young people as a school psychologist, adolescent counselor, camp director, and college professor with groundbreaking research on adolescent attitudes and behaviors from SADD.
Essays discuss the physical and social effects of drinking alcohol on teenagers, the effectiveness of current government and college policies, and the role the media plays in underage drinking.
A friendly guide helps individuals recovering from addiction make the most of Twelve Step meetings, equipping them with dynamic meeting starters to generate spirited, meaningful, and gratifying group discussions.
The author offers advice on twelve-step recovery programs, describing his initial resistance to a faith-based approach and how it changed his life and became sober and rebuilt his self-image.
In this book, Levy helps people take control of their alcohol problems by teaching them how to think about and address their drinking habits.
The journey from alcoholic insanity to sobriety -- and the pivotal role of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) in navigating that transition -- is the focus of this book. Last Call offers perspectives on how and why AA is the most effective alcoholism treatment program in the world.