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Summary: "Tells the story of William G. Wilson, co-founder of alcoholics Anonymous, a man included in TIME Magazine's 100 Persons of the 20th Century. Interviews, recreations, and rare archival material reveal how Bill Wilson, a hopeless drunk near death from his alcoholism, found a way out of his own addiction and then forged a path for countless others to follow."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Page 124 Productions 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BIL

Pooley, Clare

Summary: A bravely honest and brilliantly comic account of how one mother gave up drinking and started living this is Bridget Jones Dries Out. Clare Pooley is a Cambridge graduate and was a Managing Partner at one of the world's biggest advertising agencies, and yet by eighteen months ago she'd become an overweight, depressed, middle-aged mother of three who was drinking more than a bottle of wine a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Coronet, Hodder & Stoughton 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 POO

Summary: World War I veteran William Wilson has everything: loving wife, good health, Wall Street career --and a "drinking problem." Penniless overnight when the stock market crashes, Bill quickly descends into a stormy sea of booze. Then he meets Bob Smith, an Ohio surgeon with the same "problem." Together they discover a way to stay sober --one day at a time, and their mutual triumph would soon become...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MY

Summary: Scrappy, stubborn and strong, the Gallaghers are tested by changing times, but Season Six finds them older, wiser, and better at playing the system. Used to their natural state of chaos, the Gallaghers are as surprised as anyone at how life is turning out for them. But as they come into their own and find out who they really are is it really possible that they could grow apart for good?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: The Gallaghers have always scraped by, but Season Seven finds them finally getting a leg up. When Frank awakens from a coma to learn that his family tossed him in the river, he declares war, Gallagher vs. Gallagher.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SHA

Contents: Bill's story -- There is a solution -- More about alcoholism -- We agnostics -- How it works -- Into action -- Working with others -- To wives -- The family afterward -- To employers -- A vision for you -- Personal stories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services 2001

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Summary: The tenth season picks up six months after last season's finale: Frank uses his leg injury to collect as many prescription drugs as possible and his exploits lead him to an old friend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SHA

Walls, Jeannette.

Summary: Journalist Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary and their four children lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic, brilliant man who, when sober, captured his children's imagination, teaching them how to embrace life fearlessly. Rose Mary painted...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 362.82 WAL

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 WALLS, JEANNETTE WAL

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B WALLS

Conyers, Beverly.

Summary: Through compelling testimonials, along with the latest research and information on addiction and recovery, Conyers combines a personal and compassionate voice with one of authority. She takes a step even further revealing her own daughter's addiction and how she learned to lovingly detach herself and become more helpful.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hazelden 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2 CON

Summary: The basic text of the Alcoholics Anonymous, which traces its roots, explores its precepts, and presents stories from participants that demonstrate the program's effectiveness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services 2001

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 362.292 ALC

Contents: Pt. 1. The twelve steps -- Pt. 2. The Twelve traditions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.292 AL

Summary: Based on the true story of the enduring but troubled love between Lois Wilson, co-founder of Al-Anon, and her alcoholic husband Bill Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Wh

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Al-Anon Family Groups 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.292 HOW

Adams, A. J.

Summary: The author explores his reactions to AA, sharing the history, vocabulary, and culture of the program and how it helped him on his own path to sobriety.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hazelden 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.86 ADA

Boucher, Lisa

Summary: Presents a discussion of addiction as experienced by women, and the difficult road to recovery. Features essays from mothers, daughters, health professionals, and young women who share their stories of why they drank, how they stopped, and the joys and rewards of being present in their lives once they kicked alcohol to the curb.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: She Writes Press 2017

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Summary: Frank comes out of a drug-induced haze and decides it's finally time to be a contributing member of society. Fiona faces hard decisions when she discovers her success as a landlord may mean someone else's misfortune. Lip struggles with staying sober, while Ian takes up a cause in hopes of getting back with Trevor. Debbie builds her future at welding school while juggling life as a single...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SHA

Middelton-Moz, Jane

Contents: The bomb in the basement and the bomb in the attic : common characteristics of alcoholic families and survival adaptation of adult children of alcoholics -- The same but different : differences in children from the same alcoholic family and differences in alcoholic families -- Self-sufficient in an insufficient way : learning to survive under chronic stress -- The gift that keeps on giving :...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.292 Middelton-Moz 2010

Woititz, Janet Geringer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications 1990

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Woititz, Lisa Sue

Summary: In Unwelcome Inheritance, Lisa Sue Woititz combines her own insights with the unpublished contributions of her late mother, the early leader in the Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA) movement, Dr. Janet Woititz, uncovering how multiple generations of people affected by addiction continue to enable their children’s substance abuse and how, without realizing it, they continue to model the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hazelden Publishing 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2 WOI

Steinberg, Neil.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STEINBERG, NEIL STE

Friends in Recovery

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Recovery Publications 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2 TWE

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services 1953

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.292 TWE

Johnston, Ann Dowsett.

Summary: "In Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol, award-winning journalist Anne Dowsett Johnston combines in-depth research with her own personal story of recovery, and delivers a groundbreaking examination of a shocking yet little recognized epidemic threatening society today: the precipitous rise in risky drinking among women and girls.With the feminist revolution, women have...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.292 JOH

Konigsberg, Bill

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Carson Speier is bored of Billings, Montana, and resentful that he has to help his mother take care of his father, a dying alcoholic whom he has not seen in fourteen years--but then he meets Aisha, a beautiful African American girl who has run away from her own difficult family, and together they embark on a journey of discovery that may help them both come to terms with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC KON

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