Addiction and Recovery Books

July 31, 2013

If you only had one month to live, what would you do to make each day significant? How would your attitude change towards your friends and family? Each chapter provides the reader with an abundance of quotes, true stories, and questions for reflection.

July 30, 2013

Nic Sheff presents his personal struggle with drugs and alcohol in a disturbing, yet straightforward way. Sparring no detail, Sheff recounts his first encounter with alcohol at age 11 and the extensive list of addictions that followed. All hope is not lost, however, as Sheff eloquently describes his eventual recovery.

With no memory of the preceding two weeks, James Frey wakes up on a plane, only to realize that he has no wallet and no idea of his destination. His family decides to drop him off at a rehabilitation center, which begins one of the most interesting and powerful addiction recovery ever told.

Not an ordinary addiction book, Mary Karr’s memoir The Liars’ Club revamped the art of memoirs, bringing them to a new level. Providing readers with an interesting story of her family, from her alcoholic father to an oft-married mother, you won’t be able to put this book down.

From the Back Cover: Today the list of abused drugs is so long it is nearly limitless, the routes of administration ensure an addiction risk unheard of in earlier eras, and the population at risk is greatly expanded, particularly among youth and the disadvantaged. The globalization of drug trafficking and the global shift in attitudes… Read more »

November 4, 2011

Bidi smoking has become a menace in our country. As the developers and prominent consumer of bidis, India’s culture and history has been plagued with this popular form of smoking. Bidi Smoking and Public Health develops an extensive history of bidis, shows the prevalence of the drug worldwide, discusses common diseases related to bidis smoking,… Read more »

September 22, 2011

This book is an Indian perspective on heroin or brown sugar addiction. It is specifically designed for parents and high school children. Dr. Yusuf discusses the problem, statistics and treatment of heroin addiction. There is a chapter entitled, “How to Identify the Heroin Addict,” which will be particularly useful for parents along with the chapter… Read more »

A thorough anthology of Indian Narcotics. Sponsored by “The Commission of the European Communities,” this book is held in high regard, having been distributed all over India to medical colleges and graduate institutions.