THE CHALLENGED ADDICT
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.
CAUSES OF SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER, DIAGNOSES,
TREATMENT, SCREENING TESTS AND LIFE STORIES
- 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.
“Instructively insightful, impressively informed and informative, exceptionally thoughtful and thought-provoking, notably well organized and presented, and ‘real world practical’ in concept and implementation, The Challenged Addict: Addiction Recovery with Concurring Developmental Disorders is unreservedly recommended for personal, professional, clinic, community, and academic library Addiction Recovery instructional reference collections and supplemental studies reading lists.”— Midwest Book Review
“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
Hannah Carlson Jurewicz, LPC, CCDP-D is the author of The Courage to Lead: Start Your Own Support Group, Living with Disabilities, co-author of Addiction: The Brain Disease, Where’s Your Head? Psychology for Teenagers, New York Public Library Best Books for Teens 2000, and Girls Are Equal Too, ALA Notable Book.
8.5 x 11, 170 page, $29.95