Adults: Health, Recovery & Meditation

Addiction Recovery with
Concurring Developmental Disorders
by Hannah Carlson Jurewicz, LPC, CCDP-D

Supported Sobriety is a breakthrough clinical approach to person-centered, evidenced based recovery treatment and support for those most challenged to achieve stable sobriety.


  • Learn how to identify tri-occurring addiction, mental health disorders, learning and intellectual disabilities and their impact on recovery.
  • Understand obstacles to and opportunities for recovery for those living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and intellectual disabilities.
  • Apply the essential components of a 24-hour recovery-oriented residential support program.
  • Develop relapse prevention goals to prepare for some of the challenges to success.

“Innovative, step-by-step guide to support those with addiction coupled with intellectual disabilities.” — Tim Madden, Dungarvin Inc.

“The go-to resource I have badly needed to give these patients good care.” — Emily Nolfo, MD FACP, Asst. Clinical Professor, Yale School of Medicine

“One of the missing pieces to the puzzle of recovery.” — Dr. Samuel Silverman, FAPA, DFASAM, UCONN Medical School

8.5 x 11, 170 page, $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-884158-44-5

Confessions of a Brain-Impaired Writer
by Dale Carlson

ALA Notable Author, publisher, teacher, wife, mother, lover, wildlife rehabilitator – and brain- impaired. An intimate memoir of a woman with a social learning disability who creates havoc in her own life and everyone else’s.

“Dale Carlson captures with ferocity the dilemmas experienced by people with learning disabilities….Confessions is an important read.” — Dr. Kathleen Laundry, Psy.D., M.S.W., Yale School of Medicine

224 pages, $14.95
ISBN:978- 1-884158-24-27

The Courage to Lead
Start Your Own Support Group
Mental Illnesses and Addictions
by Hannah Carlson, M.Ed., C.R.C.
Illustrations by Carol Nicklaus

  • Learn how to form, organize, publicize, and lead your group
  • For mental illnesses, depression, bipolar, schizophrenia
  • For phobias, eating disorders, addictions, obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Plus diagnoses, treatments, screening tests, resource guide

“Complete ‘how-to’ manual for creating support groups…invaluable supplement to formal treatments…Carlson ably covers all aspects of forming and leading group. Very highly recommended.” – The Midwest Book Review

Illustrations, Index
192 pages, $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-884158-25-4

Living With Disabilities
6-Volume Basic Manuals for Friends of the Disabled
by Hannah Carlson, M.Ed., C.R.C and Dale Carlson

Introductory handbooks about people with disabilities and special needs for those who love, teach, employ.

  • Medical causes of conditions
  • Behaviors, feelings
  • Rehabilitation aids, technology
  • Diagnosis, resources
  • Local/national directory for help

I Have A Friend Who Is Blind
I Have A Friend Who Is Deaf
I Have A Friend With Learning Disabilities
I Have A Friend With Mental Illness
I Have A Friend With Mental Retardation
I Have A Friend In A Wheelchair

“A practical guide for general audiences…to learn about disabilities.” — Dr. K. Laundry, Yale University

Illustrations, Index, Resources
350 pages, compendium, $59.70
ISBN: 978-1-884158-15-5

Stop the Pain
Adult Meditations
by Dale Carlson
Illustrations by Carol Nicklaus

  • How to quiet the brain’s noisy conflicts, so you can understand the ways of your self and your brain in daily life, sharpen your thinking, reduce stress, see life in all its meanings more clearly.
  • Sitting Meditations, Walking or Moving Meditations, Yoga, Martial Arts, Dancing, Singing, Chanting, Prayer, Breathing Practice, Relaxation Techniques.
  • National directory of retreats, centers, groups for meditation, as well as suggested reading.

“Carlson demystifies meditation using the mirrors of insight and science to reflect what is elusive and beyond words.” — R.E. Mark Lee, Director, Krishnamurti Publications of America

Illustrations, Index
288 pages, $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-884158-21-6