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New and Published Books

  1. Coping with Alcohol and Drug Problems

    The Experiences of Family Members in Three Contrasting Cultures

    By Jim Orford, Guillermina Natera, Alex Copello, Carol Atkinson, Jazmin Mora, Richard Velleman, Ian Crundall, Marcela Tiburcio, Lorna Templeton, Gwen Walley

    What difference does culture make? Coping with Alcohol and Drug Problems: The Experiences of Family Members in Three Contrasting Cultures aims to deepen and extend understanding of the experiences of family members trying to cope with the excessive drinking or drug taking of a...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Substance Use Disorders in African American Communities

    Prevention, Treatment and Recovery

    Edited by Mark Sanders

    This book is dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and recovery of African Americans with substance use disorders. African Americans are disproportionately represented in the addictions, criminal justice, and child welfare systems. It is clear that, when their culturally specific needs are not...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Crack Cocaine Users

    High Society and Low Life in South London

    By Daniel Briggs

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    Crack cocaine users have significant health problems, and place a significant burden on social services, the criminal justice system and drug treatment agencies. Among policymakers, professionals and the wider section of society, they are the most poorly understood drug-using group and have the...

    Published May 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Using Space: Critical Geographies of Drugs and Alcohol

    Edited by Christopher M. Moreno, Robert Wilton

    The consumption of drugs and alcohol, and the pleasures and problems arising from this consumption, can be understood as embedded and constitutive elements of social, family, and recreational life. At the same time, they are key sites of intervention for a broad array of state and non-state actors...

    Published April 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Assessing Common Mental Health and Addiction Issues With Free-Access Instruments

    By Katie M. Sandberg, Taryn E. Richards, Bradley T. Erford

    As healthcare costs rise, so too do the costs of assessment instruments, critical tools for mental health professionals. While some traditional assessment instruments have become prohibitively expensive, as with many other fields, the Internet offers a host of more affordable and equitable...

    Published March 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Principles and Practice of Group Work in Addictions

    Edited by Robert Hill, Jennifer Harris

    How can the group setting be used to treat those with drug and alcohol problems? Many professionals working across a variety of addictions settings find themselves working in groups and tackling complex issues; however, there is often very little initial training or on-the-job support to help them...

    Published April 28th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Responding to Drug Misuse

    Research and Policy Priorities in Health and Social Care

    Edited by Susanne MacGregor

    Responding to Drug Misuse provides a unique insight into the current shape of the drugs treatment system in England. Reporting findings from research linked to the government's ten year drugs strategy Tackling Drugs to Build a Better Britain, the book places these in the context of policy, practice...

    Published September 8th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Solution-Focused Substance Abuse Treatment

    By Teri Pichot, Sara A. Smock

    Solution-Focused Substance Abuse Treatment describes the standard of care for substance abuse treatment, demonstrates how solution-focused brief therapy exceeds this standard, and shows how it can effectively be used in substance abuse evaluation, case management, and both individual and group...

    Published March 12th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Stress, Trauma and Substance Use

    Edited by Brian E Bride, Samuel A MacMaster

    The editors of Stress, Trauma, and Substance Use have gathered a collection of innovative chapters written by cutting edge researchers that depict both the breadth of the relationships between stress, trauma, and substance use, as well as how closely these phenomena are all too often linked....

    Published February 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  10. Overcoming Problematic Alcohol and Drug Use

    A Guide for Beginning the Change Process

    By Jeremy M. Linton

    Overcoming Problematic Alcohol and Drug Use is a workbook for use with clients in treatment, informed by the most current research and literature in the substance abuse field. Offering a field-tested alternative to the disease model of addiction, the book introduces a six-session curriculum for...

    Published September 17th 2007 by Routledge